Chocolate Mousse Pudding


Unique, creamy and really chocolatey, this chocolate mousse pudding is so delicious and easy to prepare. An ideal dessert for everyone who wants creamy, rich desserts. Plus, you can prepare it for many special occasions and surprise your guests with a nice combination of mousse and pudding…is it really mousse or just a pudding (?) – find out! Try the following recipe:


Servings 4-6

Ingredients:

  • 8 oz. (1 ½ cups) dark chocolate (60%), finely chopped
  • 1 ¾ cups heavy whipping cream
  • 2 ½ tablespoons granulated sugar
  • 3 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder
  • ¼ cup (2 oz.) unsalted butter, cut into pieces
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • A pinch of salt
  • chocolate shavings/cocoa powder/whipped topping, for garnish (if desired)

 

Instructions:

  • In a small saucepan, heat the heavy whipping cream over a medium-high heat until it starts to boil. Remove immediately and stir in the cocoa powder. Combine.
  • Apply the chopped chocolate, sugar, butter, salt, and vanilla; whisk until all the ingredients are well incorporated and you get a smooth, melted mixture.
  • Divide the mixture into 4-6 ramekins, serving glasses, or cups – filling ¾ of each ramekin. Cover with plastic (do not touch the surface of the mousse puddings). Place in the refrigerator to chill and thicken, at least 6-7 hours (ideally overnight).
  • Serve with a dollop of whipped topping, or simply sprinkle a few chocolate shavings or just dust with some cocoa powder (if you like).

Enjoy!