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Frozen Milky Way Mousse

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Servings: 12
Categories: Chocolate / Desserts / Freezer / Ice Cream/Frozen Yogurt

    -----CHOCOLATE SAUCE-----
1  cup  Whipping cream
1/2  cup  Sugar
1/3  cup  Unsweetened cocoa powder
3  tablespoons  Unsalted butter
1  teaspoon  Vanilla extract
1/2  teaspoon  Instant coffee powder
1 1/2  cups  Milky Way bars, cut in 1/2" pieces
6  ounces  Semisweet chocolate, chopped
3  ounces  Unsweetened chocolate, chop
4  tablespoons  Unsalted butter
1/2  cup  Sugar
3  tablespoons  Water
3  large  Egg whites
1/4  teaspoon  Cream of tartar
1 1/4  cups  Whipping cream, chilled
1  teaspoon  Vanilla extract

FOR SAUCE: Combine whipping cream, sugar, unsweetened cocoa powder and unsalted butter in heavy medium saucepan. Bring to simmer over medium-low heat, whisking constantly until butter melts and sugar and cocoa dissolve. Remove from heat and whisk in vanilla extract and instant coffee powder. Cool sauce. (Can be prepared 1 week ahead. Cover and refrigerate) FOR MOUSSE: Line 9x5" loaf pan with parchment paper. Combine Milky Way pieces, semisweet chocolate, unsweetened chocolate and unsalted butter in large heatproof bowl set over pan of simmering water. Stir constantly until melted (mixture will look grainy). Remove bowl from over water and cool mixture slightly. Combine sugar and water in heavy small saucepan. Stir over low heat until sugar dissolves. Increase heat to high, and boil syrup until termperature reaches 230~ on candy thermometer. Meanwhile, beat egg whites and cream of tartar to soft peaks in bowl. Gradually pour boiling syrup into egg whites, beating until stiff peaks form and whites are cool, about 5 minutes. Using rubber spatula, fold whites into chocolate mixture in 2 additions. Beat chilled whipping cream and vanilla extract to soft peaks in medium bowl. Using rubber spatula, fold cream into chocolate mixture in 2 additions. Spoon mousse into prepared pan. Cover with plastic wrap & freeze until firm, at least 6 hours. (Can be prepared 1 week ahead. Keep frozen.) Heat sauce to lukewarm over low heat. Remove plastic wrap from top of mousse. Invert mousse onto platter. Remove pan and peel off parchment paper. Slice mousse crosswise into 12 slices. Cut each slice diagonally into 2 triangles. For each serving arrange 2 mousse triangles on plate; spoon warm chocolate sauce over and around mousse and serve.

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