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Dulce de Leche Chocolate Mousse

Course Dessert
Cuisine French, The World
Keyword chocolate, dulce de leche, mousse
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cooling: 4 hours
Total Time: 4 hours 15 minutes
Servings: 6 people
Calories 601 kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 ½ cups whole milk 1 ½ cups whole milk
  • 1 ½ cups Dulce de Lech 1 1/2 cup home-made Dulce de Leche (recipe below) or 1 (13 1/2 ounces) can dulce de leche
  • 6 ounces bittersweet chocolate 6 ounces bittersweet (72% +) dark chocolate, finely chopped
  • 1 cup heavy cream 1 cup heavy cream
  • whipped cream - optional whipped cream optional

HOMEMADE DULCE DE LECHE

  • 4 cups whole milk 4 cups whole milk
  • 1 ¼ cups sugar 1 ¼ cups sugar
  • ¼ teaspoon baking soda ¼ teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla 1 teaspoon vanilla

Instructions

PREPARATION FOR DULCE DE LECHE CHOCOLATE MOUSSE

  1. In a heavy medium saucepan, heat the milk and the dulce de leche, stirring until well blended. Add the chocolate and whisk until chocolate is melted and the mixture is smooth. Allow to cool.

  2. In a medium bowl beat the heavy cream with an electric mixer until it forms soft peaks. Gently fold the heavy cream into the cooled chocolate mixture.

  3. Divide into 6 decorative glasses and refrigerate until firm, about 4 hours.

PREPARATION FOR HOMEMADE DULCE DE LECHE

  1. Stir together the milk, sugar, and baking soda in a heavy 3 to 4 quarts saucepan. Bring to a boil, then reduce the heat and simmer uncovered, stirring occasionally, until caramelized, golden color, and thickened, about 1 ½ to 2 hours. After about 1 hour stir more often as milk caramelizes and burns. Stir in 1 teaspoon vanilla.

  2. Transfer to a bowl to cool

Nutrition Facts
Dulce de Leche Chocolate Mousse
Amount Per Serving
Calories 601 Calories from Fat 297
% Daily Value*
Fat 33g51%
Saturated Fat 20g125%
Cholesterol 78mg26%
Sodium 160mg7%
Potassium 486mg14%
Carbohydrates 69g23%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 63g70%
Protein 10g20%
Vitamin A 960IU19%
Vitamin C 1mg1%
Calcium 296mg30%
Iron 2mg11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.