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  • Looking for an elegant dessert this holiday season that is easy and quick to make, yet decadent? Look no further! This mousse has quickly become a favorite in my house this season and for good reason, it's restaurant quality, yet so easy to make!


  • 1 (4oz.) bar white chocolate, chopped
  • 4 egg yolks
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1/4 tsp pure peppermint extract
  • 1 1/4 cup chilled heavy cream
  • 2 Tbsp chopped or crushed peppermint candies
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PREP TIME 20 Min READY IN 2 Hr 20 Min


  1. Melt white chocolate in a double boiler, about 3 minutes. Watch closely and stir often so that the chocolate does not seize. Set aside to cool slightly.
  2. In a separate bowl, combine egg yolks and sugar, and heat in a double boiler. Whisk constantly until egg yolks feel hot to the touch and sugar has melted, about 3 minutes.
  3. Fold egg mixture into white chocolate. Add peppermint extract and fold to combine. Let cool about 10 minutes.
  4. Using an electric mixture on medium-high speed, beat ream in a large bowl until stiff peaks form, about 3 to 5 minutes. Be careful not to over beat. Fold whipped cream into white chocolate mixture, mixing thoroughly.
  5. Scoop mousse into a large resealable bag. Snip one corner of the bag and pipe mousse into 6 cups or small bowls. Alternatively, use a large spoon to scoop mousse into bowls and smooth surface. Refrigerate until chilled, at least 2 hours and up to overnight. Just before serving, sprinkle with peppermint candies. Serve chilled.


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