Our Chocolate Mascarpone Mousse recipe perfectly combines the richness of chocolate with the creaminess of mascarpone cheese resulting in a dessert that is as luxurious as it is delightful. Each spoonful is as irresistible as the next with the intense cocoa notes mingling with the delicate texture of the mousse. So, surrender to the temptation and let this luscious creation bewitch your senses, making every bite a moment of pure bliss.
4 ounces bittersweet chocolate, roughly chopped
2 cups heavy whipping cream
3 tablespoons granulated sugar
1/2 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
8 ounces mascarpone cheese
Chocolate shavings, for serving
01Melt chocolate in double boiler, stirring until smooth. Alternatively, place chocolate in microwave safe bowl and heat 15 seconds at a time, stirring in between, until melted and smooth. Let cool to room temperature.
02Combine cream, sugar and vanilla in large mixing bowl. Beat with electric mixer until stiff peaks form.
03Combine cooled chocolate and mascarpone in medium mixing bowl and whisk until combined. Gently fold in half of whipped cream until combined. Refrigerate remaining whipped cream until ready to serve.
04Spoon or pipe mousse into individual serving glasses. Refrigerate until ready to serve. When ready to serve, top mousse with whipped cream and garnish with chocolate shavings.