Baileys Chocolate Mousse

 

Perfect timing with St. Patrick’s Day nearly upon us.  Here’s a treat using Bailey’s Irish Cream.  Note:  It does contain a certain amount of alcohol, just a wee drop.  Enjoy !

 

Cathy of Lemon Tree Dwelling writes thatBaileys Chocolate Mousse is a deliciously light, fluffy chocolate mousse, infused with the sweet flavor of Baileys Irish Cream. This easy dessert recipe is perfect for St. Patrick’s Day!

Well Cathy, it does look yummy !  So how do you make it ?

Baileys chocolate mousse is deliciously light, fluffy chocolate mousse, infused with the sweet flavor of Baileys Irish Cream. Perfect St. Patrick's Day dessert recipe!

Bailey’s Chocolate Mousse

Deliciously light, fluffy chocolate mousse infused with the sweet flavor of Baileys Irish Cream. Perfect for the holidays!
Prep Time 15 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 6 (1/2 cup) servings
Author Cathy Trochelman

Ingredients

  • 2 tsp. unflavored gelatin
  • 2 Tbsp. cold water
  • 1/4 c. boiling water
  • 1/2 c. sugar
  • 2 Tbsp. cocoa powder for a more intense chocolate flavor, add 1 additional Tbsp.
  • 1 1/2 c. heavy cream very cold
  • 1/2 c. Baileys Irish Cream very cold
  • 1 tsp. vanilla

Instructions

  1. *Before beginning, prep bowl and beaters by placing in the freezer for 15-20 minutes to chill.*
  2. Sprinkle gelatin over cold water in small bowl; stir and let stand 1 minute to soften.
  3. Add boiling water; stir until gelatin is completely dissolved. Let stand to cool.
  4. Stir together sugar and cocoa in a large mixing bowl; add heavy cream.
  5. Beat at medium-high speed until stiff peaks form; gradually pour in Baileys, vanilla, and gelatin mixture, beating continuously at high speed until well-blended and soft peaks form.
  6. Let stand 5 minutes to thicken.
  7. Spoon into serving dishes and place in refrigerator to chill. (*For a faster setting mousse, chill bowls before filling.)
  8. Chill 1 hour or until ready to serve.

I hope you love this Baileys chocolate mousse recipe as much as I do!

I think we will, Cathy.  Thanks a bunch for this recipe.

https://www.lemontreedwelling.com/baileys-chocolate-mousse/

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