Chocolate Mousse Topped Brownies

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This is very impressive looking and would be perfect for Valentines Day or for a pot luck or if you are having a dinner party.
Recipe found in an old magazine.

:
2 eggs
3/4 cup softened butter
1/4 milk
1/2 cup all purpose flour
1 tsp baking powder
1/3 cup almond powder
1/4 cup cocoa powder
4 oz semi-sweet chocolate, melted
1 cup nuts (optional)

Mousse:
4 egg yolks
1/2 cup sugar
1 1/2 cups milk
1 tsp cornstarch diluted into a little water
1 tsp vanilla extract
2 packages unflavoured gelatin (1/4 oz, 7g)
1/4 cup cold water
1/2 cup boiling water
12 oz semi-sweet chocolate, melted
1 cup whipping cream, whipped to stiff peaks

Preheat oven to 350 F
Brownies:
Beat eggs and sugar together and then incorporate the butter, flour, milk, baking powder and chocolate. Add in the nuts and mix well.
Pour into a greased 9 inch cake pan or 9″ spring form pan.
Bake 35-45 minutes until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean or with just a few moist crumbs.
Set aside to cool.

Mousse:
In a saucepan or double boiler, over low heat, combine the egg yolks and the sugar, add in the milk, cornstarch (mixed in water) and the vanilla extract. Stir continuously and heat until mixture thickens slightly and coats the back of the spoon.
In a small bowl, sprinkle the gelatin packets over the cold water.
Allow to sit until gelatin absorbs the water.
Add the boiling water and stir until gelatin is dissolved.
Pour the gelatin mixture into the mixture and stir.
Refrigerate for 10-15 minutes, when the mixture starts to set, incorporate the whipped cream.
Spoon mousse over cooled brownie layer and then chill for 2-3 hours until mousse is set. Serve with additional whipped cream, fruit or chocolate sauce.

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My name is Tammy and I live in Northeastern Ontario Canada. I am a married, full-time working mom of one teenaged son.

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20 Comments for Chocolate Mousse Topped Brownies

  1. Susan on September 3, 2019: (Reply)

    Oh mercy that looks absolutely sinful and delicious!! Yummy! Thanks for sharing and for making me want some chocolate! lol!!!!

  2. CherizZz on September 3, 2019: (Reply)

    yeeey! looks like another great recipe! u never disappoint ❤️

  3. up4atgal on September 3, 2019: (Reply)

    Mmmm…??? Tfs looks amazing

  4. Frankie Mangano on September 3, 2019: (Reply)

    It will be nice if you do apple pie squares for the fall!

  5. Jennifer Smith on September 3, 2019: (Reply)

    What a sweet intro!!!! I love it and want a piece! ❤?

  6. CherBear on September 3, 2019: (Reply)

    Love brownies..and mousse..and chocolate..oh heck Yoyo…this was meant for me, lol..✌❤?

  7. BlindViews on September 3, 2019: (Reply)

    Oh MAN did that ever look good. I just drooled on my keyboard. lol

  8. mathilda jansson on September 3, 2019: (Reply)

    I need to make this ??

  9. Susan Marino on September 3, 2019: (Reply)

    Another great recipe, thank you.

  10. Camille C on September 3, 2019: (Reply)

    That pan is iconic ^-^

  11. Saucy The Towboat Chef on September 3, 2019: (Reply)

    OMG can you email me this recipe?? My hips just gained 2 inches!! Yummy! ✌️❤️??‍?⚓

  12. Lost On Land Again on September 3, 2019: (Reply)

    Really cute intro! I am not a fan of Mousee but that looked really yummy!

  13. jas on September 3, 2019: (Reply)

    Looks good. Can the gelatin mixture be left out if I am not planning on leftovers?

  14. izalixe on September 3, 2019: (Reply)

    Hey Yoyo! Are you going to Chrome’s Meetup in Toronto? Or did you go to the Thunder Bay one? I’m not sure where you live exactly haha but I think I saw you comment that you were going? Or I might be confused too! ?

  15. momof2 on September 3, 2019: (Reply)

    Oh yum !!!! Great dessert! Lovely combination ! tfs ?????

  16. ShesInLosAngeles on September 3, 2019: (Reply)

    What a neat opening… I love it ?

  17. duckyone20 on September 4, 2019: (Reply)

    Awe loved that intro!! You’re killing me! I need this lol

  18. FitAngie on September 4, 2019: (Reply)

    Oh my gosh how delicious ?? I love the intro it’s sweet ??

  19. ABQdoubleG on September 4, 2019: (Reply)

    Great intro, well done! Brownies are awesome, but brownies with mousse WOW, now that’s Devine

  20. ItPoppinAlex Vlog on September 4, 2019: (Reply)

    Oh my god I’ve been trying to find your account for YEARS! I’ve been following you since like 2012? I can’t remember but I love your channel!

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