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National White Chocolate Day: Decadent Mousse Recipe

It’s a sweet one because it’s National White Chocolate Day!

Chocolate Bunnies - mevolving.comNow, it doesn’t have to be Easter time to enjoy some white chocolate, and no, white chocolate doesn’t just come in bunny form… 😉

White chocolate is very much like milk chocolate, except it doesn’t contain the chocolate liquor. This is why it is off white in color, instead of brown.

Being high in cocoa butter, it has a very mild milk chocolate flavor, and it feels very creamy in your mouth.

It has a comparatively short shelf life and becomes rancid quickly, so it should be purchased in small quantities.

When you desire a more delicate flavor, white chocolate should be your choice, for instance, in mousses, light-textured cakes or cheesecakes.

A lovely white chocolate mousse recipe follows.

How to Make White Chocolate Mousse:

A French white chocolate mousse is in order on this celebratory day. Wouldn’t you say?

Type: Dessert Recipe

Serve with: garnished with white chocolate curls or shavings and a maraschino cherry
Prep Time: 18 min
Cook Time: 5 min
Chill Time: 3 hr 30 min total
3 Piece Measuring Spoon Set Pinch Smidgen & Dash Stainless Steel - shop.cookingwithkimberly.comServes: 2-3

Ingredients:

Instructions:

  1. In a small bowl, mix cold water and unflavored gelatin. Allow it to “bloom” for about 5 min.
  2. Finely chop 8 oz white chocolate and set aside.
  3. Bring to a boil, heavy cream. Remove from heat.
  4. Add gelatin to cream and stir for 40 sec.
  5. Immediately pour hot mixture over chocolate in a mixing bowl and whisk until smooth.
  6. Pour into a bowl and refrigerate until thickened somewhat.
  7. Whip cold heavy cream until it holds its shape and fold cream into white chocolate mixture.
  8. Fill cups or molds with mousse and refrigerate for at least 3 hrs.
  9. Garnish with grated or curls of white chocolate.

This is especially nice with raspberry sauce.

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