Bittersweet chocolate is melted with marshmallows, combined with whipped egg whites and whipped cream flavored with peppermint extract and chilled in this version of chocolate mousse.
INGREDIENTS (for 4 servings):
- 9 ounces bittersweet chocolate, chopped
- 3/4 cup miniature marshmallows
- 4 eggs, separated
- 1/2 pint heavy cream
- 1 dash peppermint extract
In a microwave-safe bowl, microwave chocolate until melted. Stir occasionally until chocolate is smooth. Stir marshmallows into hot chocolate until melted. Set aside.
Whip egg whites until stiff peaks form. Whip cream until soft peaks form. Stir egg yolks into slightly cooled chocolate mixture. Fold in egg whites and whipped cream. Stir in peppermint extract. Chill 2 to 3 hours before serving.