Easy chocolate mousse

Yield: 6 servings

Measure Ingredient
2 \N Squares (1 oz eaach) semisweet chocolate, chopped coarsely
1 \N Square (1 oz) unsweetened chocolate, chopped coarsely
3 tablespoons Brandy, dark rum or strong coffee
2 \N Eggs
⅓ cup Sugar
⅛ teaspoon Salt
⅔ cup Heavy cream

A light mousse; the blender method (recipe follows) makes a darker, denser mousse.

whipped cream for garnish (optional) In small heavy suacepan over low heat, melt chocolates with the brandy. Stir until smooth; set aside. In a small bowl, beat eggs, sugar and salt until fluffy. Add cream; beat until mixture mounds slightly. Beat in chocolate mixture until well blended. Spoon into serving bowl, 4 glasses or dessert dishes. Chill. Garnish with whipped cream.

Blender method: In blender whirl eggs, sugar and salt 45 seconds or until frothy. Add cream; blend 10 seconds. Add chocolate mixture; blend until smooth. Proceed as above.

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