Here’s to one very special Father, on his 1st Father’s Day.
On Calla’s behalf, I’d like to thank you for being the #1 very best daddy in the world. Thank you for your big hugs, and big silly smiles. For letting me taste new foods behind mom’s back. For pushing me on my red car. For making me laugh and always making funny noises. For helping me walk. For reading to me. For letting me stay up when mom wants to put me to sleep. For being the best dad I could ever ask for. I love you to the moon and back.
Now to celebrate Scotty’s first father’s day, I made him a deliciously rich, light and airy, Minty Chocolate Mousse. This serves up to about 8 people, but works just fine as a single serving as well.
Mint Chocolate Mousse
3 Squares Semi-Sweet Chocolate, chopped
1/2 Cup Mint Chocolate Chips
2 Tsp Vanilla
2 Cups Whipping Cream
Chop chocolate into small pieces and place in a large bowl.
In a small saucepan, bring cream to a boil. Pour into bowl of chocolate and whisk until smooth. Add vanilla, and whisk again.
Place bowl in refrigerator and let cool and thicken, about 30 minutes.
With an electric mixer, beat chocolate and cream on low for about 10 minutes, or until thickened and has a light, airy, mousse consistency.
Eat with a spoon, or share with others. Garnish with mint leaves and chocolate shavings.