9 Mousse Recipes for the holidays!

Today is National Mousse Day!  We are celebrating yummy dessert with 9 amazing mousse recipes that I found on the web.  Perfect for a fancy dessert at your next family gathering.  Aunt Ethel and the rest of the relatives will be amazed at your cooking expertise!

chocolate mousse recipes for the holidays

The word “Mousse” is a French word that literally means “froth” or “foam.” This applies to the dessert’s light, airy texture.

The key?  Beaten egg whites or whipped cream!  Similar to pudding, but thicker and lighter, this dessert has lots of great possibilities!

Here are just a few of them!

chocolate mousse recipes for the holidays

Hazelnut Mousse from Mele Cotte

At one time, mousse was only a specialty of French restaurants.  Chocolate mousse entered into American and English home cuisine in the 1960s.

chocolate mousse recipes for the holidays

Triple Chocolate Mousse Cake from Supergolden Bakes

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After chef Michel Fitoussi created a white chocolate mousse in New York City in 1977, people couldn’t get enough.

White chocolate became the choice of the 1980’s, and mousse was perhaps the most popular of the white chocolate desserts.

chocolate mousse recipes for the holidays

Pumpkin Mousse and Gingersnap Parfait from Saving Room for Dessert

chocolate mousse recipes for the holidays

Hot Cocoa Mousse from Dixieland Country

chocolate mousse recipes for the holidays

Candy Cane White Chocolate Mousse from Raspberri Cupcakes

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2 comments… add one
  • k1m~madeinaday December 5, 2016, 4:30 pm

    That Hot Cocoa Mousse sounds great. Thanks for linking up to Merry Monday! Pinned! Have a great week!
    Kim

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  • Christine December 5, 2016, 12:17 pm

    Great recipe! Stopping by from the Inspiration Monday party.

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