Indulge in the creamy goodness of this delectable Semi Sweet Chocolate Mousse. This rich and luxurious dessert is perfect for satisfying your chocolate cravings. It’s a simple yet elegant dessert that will surely impress your guests. Plus, it can be made ahead of time, making it the perfect treat for any occasion.

Preparation time: 20 minutes | Cooking Time: 5 minutes | Total Time: 25 minutes | Serves: 4


  • 1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 1/4 cup unsalted butter
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 cup heavy cream, chilled
  • Whipped cream and chocolate shavings for garnish


  1. In a microwave-safe bowl, melt the chocolate chips and butter in 30-second intervals until smooth. Stir in the sugar and vanilla extract. Let it cool slightly.
  2. In a separate bowl, whip the chilled heavy cream until stiff peaks form.
  3. Gently fold in the chocolate mixture into the whipped cream until well combined.
  4. Divide the mousse into serving glasses and refrigerate for at least 2 hours to set.
  5. Before serving, garnish with whipped cream and chocolate shavings.

Nutrition Information:

Calories: 380 || Fat: 29g || Carbohydrates: 30g || Protein: 3g

What I Love About This Recipe?

  1. The rich and velvety texture of the mousse is simply irresistible.
  2. It’s a make-ahead dessert, perfect for entertaining or special occasions.
  3. The combination of semi-sweet chocolate and whipped cream is a match made in heaven.
  4. It’s a quick and easy recipe that yields impressive results.
  5. The garnish of whipped cream and chocolate shavings adds a lovely finishing touch.

What To Avoid While Making this Recipe?

  1. Avoid overheating the chocolate while melting, as it can cause it to seize.
  2. Make sure the heavy cream is well chilled before whipping to achieve stiff peaks.
  3. Be gentle when folding the chocolate mixture into the whipped cream to maintain a light and airy texture.
  4. Refrigerate the mousse for the recommended time to allow it to set properly.
  5. Avoid skipping the garnish, as it adds a nice contrast in texture and flavor to the mousse.

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