Chocolate and Date Mousse

Chocolate and Date Mousse, a delicious, elegant no-fuss Lebanese dessert has an unusual combination of dates and chocolate.

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An elegant dessert ready in minutes! the chocolate and date mousse is a brilliant combination of streams of dark chocolate and dates streaked with whipped cream and dotted with chopped dates and walnuts. You will love the sweet creamy feel of this mousse, well balanced by the crunchy walnuts in every mouthful.

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Makes 4 servings
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10 dates (khajur)
1 tsp ghee
3/4 cup chopped dark chocolate
2 tbsp milk
1 cup beaten whipped cream
1/4 cup chopped black dates (kala khajur)
2 tbsp chopped walnuts (akhrot)

  1. Combine the dates and ghee in a small pan and sauté for 1-2 minutes.
  2. Cool, add ¼ cup of milk and blend inn a mixer to a coarse paste. Keep aside.
  3. Combine the chocolate and milk in a microwave safe bowl and microwave on high for 30 seconds. Mix gently and add dates mixture and mix gently.
  4. Add the walnuts and chopped dates and mix again.
  5. Finally fold in the whipped cream.
  6. Add the walnuts and chopped dates and mix again.
  7. Pour this mixture into 4 long stemmed glasses.
  8. Refrigerate for 4 to 6 hours or till the mousse has set.
  9. Serve chilled.
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 on 30 Apr 15 04:14 PM

Love this recipe.
 on 01 Jan 11 11:35 AM

Indulgent and really really rich! incredibly delicious!! Good recipe, thanks!