Coffee & Rum Dark Chocolate Mousse
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Coffee & Rum Dark Chocolate Mousse

Coffee & Rum Dark Chocolate Mousse made with dark chocolate, fat free half and half, eggs and rum extract is decadently delicious.
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword chocolate
Prep Time 30 minutes
Resting Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 30 minutes
Author Carrie's Experimental Kitchen

Ingredients

  • 1.2 oz. Dark Chocolate bar
  • 1 tsp. Instant coffee
  • 1 tsp. Hot Water
  • 1/3 c. Fat Free Half and Half
  • 1/2 tsp. Rum Extract
  • 2 Egg Yolks
  • 4 Egg Whites
  • 1 c. Confectioners Sugar
  • {Optional} Raspberries, garnish garnish

Instructions

  • Dissolve the coffee in the hot water; then add the chocolate, coffee, half & half, and rum extract to a double boiler. 
  • Stir until the chocolate has melted; then set aside and allow to cool slightly. Once lukewarm, whisk in the egg yolks and set aside and allow to cool thoroughly.
  • Next, add the egg whites and sugar to a bowl and beat with an electric mixer until stiff peaks have formed. 
  • Fold in a spoonful of the chocolate mixture into the egg whites until blended, then add the remaining chocolate into the egg whites. (Be careful not to mix too hard so that the egg whites loose their stiffness).
  • Place the mousse in dessert cups and refrigerate for at least 1 hour so it has time to set; then garnish with fresh raspberries(optional).