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Instant Chocolate Mousse

Instant Chocolate Mousse
From Nigella Lawson

3 cups mini marshmallows
1/2 stick unsalted butter, softened
9 ounces best quality semisweet chocolate, chopped into small pieces
1/4 cup hot water from a recently boiled kettle
1 cup heavy cream
1 tsp. vanilla extract

  1. Put the marshmallows, butter, chocolate, and water in a heavy-based saucepan.
  2. Put the saucepan on the stove, over heat, though keep it fairly gentle, to melt, stirring every now and again. Remove from the heat.
  3. Meanwhile whip the cream with the vanilla until thick and then fold into the cooling chocolate mixture until you have a smooth, cohesive mixture.
  4. Pour or scrape into 4 or 6 glasses or small dishes and chill until you want to eat. The sooner the better!

Serves 4-6.

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Sharon-Karen Sharon-Karen 5 years 2 weeks
Instant chocolate anything sounds good to me. I get all my chocolate for cooking at
mdjaeda mdjaeda 8 years 3 weeks
oh yum, I can't wait to try this.
jennjennnbubba jennjennnbubba 8 years 13 weeks
good idea mom, I think I will do the same.... wait... I see espresso chocolate mousse over here too.... yum yum :oy: I used to think I was indecisive, but now I'm not so sure?!?
mominator mominator 8 years 13 weeks
YUM! It is going to my favorites:)