Wednesday, December 30, 2009

Mousse in Almost a Minute

This is such a quick and easy recipe. It's not very chocolatey or too sweet, just thick and creamy with a touch of chocolate. I tried the Symphony bar with nuts before, but it didn't mix well with the cream. Too much oil or something? So stick with the plain! This time I only had one candy bar left so I made it with just 4.25 oz. of candy bar, but it still tasted yummy.

Even Sabrina, who rarely even tries new desserts, enjoyed this one. Of course Robin (who is very picky and doesn't have a sweet tooth) made a face at it so the kids got to split it. I tried to be good and only had a spoonful. But I don't want to know how much fat was in even that one spoonful!

Mousse in Almost a Minute

1 (7-oz.) Hershey's Symphony Creamy Milk Chocolate Candy Bar (plain)
2 c. heavy cream, whipped

In a small saucepan, melt the chocolate over low heat. Gradually add melted chocolate to whipped cream. Ready to serve or refrigerate.

*You can put in parfait glasses and top with raspberries or chocolate shavings.
*Put in pie crust and top with strawberries.
*Smooth in between layers of baked puff pastry.
*Add a sprinkle of cinnamon in when mixing.


  1. I have never known how they made these and you just solved that mystery for me. Thanks Valerie. Gotta go through my son's room and see where he stashing the candy bars to try one. For my daughter, of course = P


  2. That's it? Sounds delicious. If you put raspberries on top, won't that cancel out the fat?

  3. Oh my.. something that is this easy should be hard to make.. naughty foods like this are supposed to take FOREVER so I don't make them. *wink*
    Happiest New Year!! XO

  4. It looks so easy and delicious! And so pretty in the parfait glass!

  5. I tried this and it was so good! The chocolate didn't mix in as smooth as yours though. Do you use a spoon or a whisk to mix the chocolate in? I'm just curious if there is a secret for making it look as perfect and smooth as yours.

  6. Did your chocolate bar have nuts or something in it, Mindy? That's the only time I had a problem with mine. I just used a spoon to mix it in. Sorry it didn't turn out smooth. I'm not sure what it might be. I'm glad you liked the taste though. Thanks for letting me know you tried a recipe from my blog. :)

  7. Ok, I have now made this three times. I know I shouldn't admit that. :) But it is so easy and good... Anyway, it turned out fabulous the second two times. I don't know what I did wrong the first time, but the second two times I tried a spoon and then an electric mixer and it turned out great both times. So thanks again. I think I am going to post it on our blog next Thurs with a link back to you of course! Let me know if you would rather I didn't though. THanks again for such a delicious, super fast (worth the fat) dessert. :)


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