Spiced Chocolate Mousse Recipe

Spiced Chocolate Mousse

Valentine Day is coming this week! This Spiced Chocolate Mousse would be a nice dessert for your loved ones. All you need is spices, cream and Dark Organic 70% chocolate. 


1 cup (250 ml) Heavy cream, with a little extra left over
1/2 Small, fresh red chili, seeded
1 Cinnamon stick
2 Star anise
4 Cloves
200g (7oz) Green & Black’s Organic 70% Dark, broken
into pieces
Shortbread cookies, for dipping

1- Slowly bring the cream, chili, cinnamon stick, star anise, and cloves to a boil in a heavy bottomed saucepan. Then remove from the heat and leave to infuse for 20 minutes.
2- Strain the infused cream into a measuring cup. Discard the spices, and top off the hot cream to1 cup (250 ml) with your extra cream if the level has gone down slightly.
3- Bring the infused cream back to a boil in the pan and add the chocolate. Stir off of the heat until the mixture has a velvety, smooth texture.
4- Divide the mixture between six cups or glasses and grate a little nutmeg over the top.
5- Serve warm at room temperature with shortbread cookies to dip in.

NOTE: You can also cool this mousse in the fridge until ready to serve.

Makes: 6 servings

Recipe courtesy of Green & Black’s Organic
Valentine’s Day 2013