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Quick and Easy

Chocolate Mousse

Details

Time
1 hour
Skill Level
Intermediate
Yields
2 cups

A quick and easy recipe that’s rich in flavor and as fluffy as a dream cloud? This chocolate mousse recipe is all that and more. With HERSHEY’S cocoa or HERSHEY’S SPECIAL DARK cocoa and a few other simple ingredients, you can create a scrumptious, no-bake mousse. With light, fluffy and creamy mousse ready to be licked clean from the bowl, you can also add any topping you like. Try shaving a milk chocolate bar or adding fresh fruit. Better yet, crumble graham crackers and sprinkle marshmallows on top for the ultimate s’more dessert.

Ingredients & Directions

Prep Time
25 minutes
Chill Time
30 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 tsp

    unflavored gelatin

  • 1 Tbsp

    cold water

  • 2 Tbsps

    boiling water

  • 1/2 cup

    sugar

  • 1/4 cup

    HERSHEY'S Cocoa or HERSHEY'S SPECIAL DARK Cocoa

  • 1 cup

    whipping creme (1/2 pt) cold

  • 1 tsp

    vanilla extract

READY TO MAKE THE RECIPE?

Directions

Equipment Needed 

Bowl
Bowl
Mixing Bowl
Mixing Bowl
Mixer
Mixer
Measuring Cups
Measuring Cups
Rubber Scraper
Rubber Scraper
Serving Dishes
Serving Dishes
Refrigerator
Refrigerator
1

Sprinkle gelatin over cold water in small bowl; let stand 1 minute to soften. Add boiling water; stir until gelatin is completely dissolved and mixture is clear. Cool slightly.

2

Stir together sugar and cocoa in medium bowl; add whipping cream and vanilla. Beat on medium speed of electric mixer, scraping bottom of bowl occasionally, until mixture is stiff. Pour in gelatin mixture; beat until well blended. Spoon into serving dishes.

Tip

Whip cocoa mixture only until mixture forms stiff peaks when mixer beaters are lifted.

3

Refrigerate about 30 minutes before serving. Garnish as desired. Cover; refrigerate leftover desserts. Four 1/2 cup servings.

Double Recipe: Use 1 envelope gelatin; double remaining ingredients. Follow directions above, using large bowl instead of medium bowl.

Additional questions?