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Classic Semi Sweet Chocolate Mousse (Gluten-Free)

Classic Semi Sweet Chocolate Mousse (Gluten-Free)

Classic Semi Sweet Chocolate Mousse (Gluten-Free)---- 

Everyone needs a classic mousse in their repertoire of recipes!! This dish is showy and so delicious. 

Let's make some semi sweet chocolate mousse!!


  • 2 cups milk, whole
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 8 egg yolks
  • 3 cups semi sweet chocolate chips
  • 1/4 tsp. salt
  • 2 pints heavy whipping cream
  • 1/2 tsp. vanilla extract, gf


  • Heat milk over medium heat until hot. 


  • In a small bowl, add sugar and egg yolks. Beat until a rich lemon color and sugar is combined well.

  • Gradually, add hot milk into egg mixture, whip well. Add back into hot milk saucepan.

  • Cook over medium heat until mixture starts to thicken and stick slightly to spoon.

  • Remove from heat, stir in chocolate chips, until chocolate is smooth and melted thoroughly.

  • Stir in vanilla and salt.

  • Transfer mixture into medium bowl, cover with plastic wrap. Make sure to adhere wrap to the surface of the mixture. Refrigerate about 2 hours.


  • In a medium mixing bowl, pour whipping cream and beat until peaks appear. Fold in the chocolate mixture.



We have a classic semi sweet chocolate mousse! Serve immediately. Refrigerate the rest to enjoy later!!



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