There are many ways to serve this dessert, add finely grated orange
zest or coffee, rum or Grand Marnier. For a wonderfully simple variation, freeze it and serve as slices with whipped cream.
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... make this the day before.
Prep Time: 30 min Total Time: 30 min
1 cup plus 2 tablespoons milk
1 envelope gelatin
6 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder
2 ounces plus 1 teaspoon for garnish unsweetened chocolate, finely chopped,
1-1/2 cups granulated sugar
1 tablespoon vegetable oil
3 cups heavy whipping cream, divided
2 teaspoons vanilla
mint sprigs for garnish
In a saucepan over medium heat
dissolve gelatin in the milk.
In a small bowl combine the cocoa powder, 2 ounces chocolate, sugar and vegetable oil; add to the milk stirring constantly until
smooth; remove from heat to cool. Cover and chill.
Whip 2 cups whipping cream with vanilla to stiff peaks,
fold into the chilled chocolate mixture. Spoon into individual dessert bowls or martini glasses, cover and refrigerate overnight.
When ready to serve, whip remaining 1 cup cream to soft peaks, put
on top the dessert, garnish with mint sprigs, the
remaining 1 teaspoon chocolate and serve.