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                          Chocolate Mousse Supreme
 
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 Serving Size  : 6    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Desserts                         Chocolate
                 Mousse
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    8      Ounce         Bittersweet chocolate -- chop
    2      Tablespoon    Brandy -OR- Cognac
    6      Tablespoon    Water
    2      Tablespoon    Unsalted butter -- room temp
    3      lg            Egg yolks
    2      Tablespoon    Sugar
    1 1/4  Cup           Whipping cream -- well chilled
 
 Combine chocolate, brandy and 2 tbls water in medium bowl and set over nearly
 simmering water. Stir until smooth. Remove from water. Stir in butter until
 blended. Let cool. Whisk egg yolks with sugar and remaining 4 tbls water in
 small metal bowl. Set bowl in pan of nearly simmering water. Heat, whisking
 constantly, until mixture reaches 160~ on instant-read or candy thermometer,
 about l minute. Immediately remove from water and whisk until cool. Stir into
 chocolate mixture. Whip cream in large, chilled bowl until nearly stiff.
 Gently fold into chocolate mixture. Divide mousse among 6 or 7 ramekins or
 dessert glasses. Cover and refrigerate 3 hours before serving.
 
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