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Servings: 6

Easy Baileys Chocolate Mousse Recipe

Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
25 mins
Easy Baileys Chocolate Mousse Recipe - a boozy dessert for chocolate lovers. Made with Baileys Irish Cream. Just in time for St Patrick's Day.
Easy Baileys Chocolate Mousse Recipe
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  • 3/4 cup Baileys — , divided
  • 2 cups heavy whipping cream — , divided
  • 200 grams / 1 1/4 cup semi-sweet chocolate — (or chocolate chips)
  • 1 tbsp gelatin
  • 1/4 cup cold water


  1. In a small saucepan, heat 1/4 cup Baileys and 1/4 cup heavy cream. When it starts to boil, remove from heat immediately.

  2. Place chocolate in a bowl and pour the hot liquid on top. Let it sit for 1 minute, then stir to incorporate. Stir constantly, until smooth and glossy. Let it cool completely to room temperature. (This is your chocolate ganache).
  3. Sprinkle gelatin over cold water.
  4. When the chocolate ganache has cooled, pour heavy cream into a bowl.
  5. Add chocolate ganache. Beat for 3 minutes, until stiff peaks form.
  6. With the mixer running on slow speed, slowly add the remaining 1/2 cup Baileys.
  7. Melt the gelatin in the microwave tor 30-45 seconds, or on a double boiler.
  8. Add gelatin to the mousse, with the mixer running on slow speed.
  9. Divide mixture between 6 (3 oz) cups.
  10. Refrigerate for at least 1 hour.
  11. Serve with chocolate shavings or whipped cream on top.
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American

Nutrition Information

Calories: 572, Fat: 42g, Saturated Fat: 25g, Cholesterol: 110mg, Sodium: 38mg, Potassium: 248mg, Carbohydrates: 33g, Fiber: 2g, Sugar: 26g, Protein: 4g, Vitamin A: 1185%, Vitamin C: 0.5%, Calcium: 72%, Iron: 2.1%