Archive for November 2009

Chocolate Mousse

Let it be known that this is probably one of the best mousses, chocolate, that you will ever be blessed to eat and to share.

Every time that I have seen my family and friends enjoy this, they have, truly, enjoyed this!

 

24 oz. Semi-Sweet Chocolate Chips [3 Cups]

4 Tablespoons Confectionary Sugar

4 Tablespoons Cold Water

Melt All

 

2 Teaspoons Vanilla

2 Whole Eggs

4 Egg Yolks

1 Teaspoon Instant Coffee

2 Tablespoons Heavy Cream

Mix

 

Mix with Chocolate Mixture

 

1 Pint Heavy Cream

Whip

 

4 Egg Whites

Whip

 

Fold in Chocolate Mixture with Eggs Whites for 15-20 minutes

 

Fold in Whipped Cream for 15-20 minutes

 

A hint:  spend time gently folding.  And, after you fold in the whites put the mixture in the fridge for 10-15 minutes and then fold in the whipped cream.

Serve with Strawberries, Whipped Cream &/or Cold Cherry Soup?

 

Ginger Bread

1 Cup Warm Water

2 Teaspoons Baking Soda

2 Cups Flour

½ Cup Whole Wheat Flour

1 Stick Butter

2 & 1/2 Teaspoons Ginger

2 Teaspoons Cinnamon

1 Teaspoon Cloves

2 Teaspoons Baking Powder

¾ Cup Dark Brown Sugar

1 Cup Molasses

2 Eggs

 

1)      Cream butter

2)      Add sugar and beat ‘till fluffy

3)      Beat in molasses, water & baking soda

4)      Beat in flours, spices & baking soda

5)      Add eggs and beat well

 

Bake @350 in buttered pan

Serve hot with Whipped Cream or Ice Cream