Chocolate Mousse Recipe from Bella Coola Lodge, BC

Chocolate Mousse IMG_8011This chocolate mousse from Bella Coola Mountain Lodge in Bella Coola, British Columbia, has a silky texture and deep, rich chocolate flavor. Best of all, it’s drop-dead easy.

Recipe courtesy Bella Coola Mountain Lodge

4 cups whipping cream

1/3 cup sugar

2 teaspoons vanilla

14 oz dark chocolate

6 tsp water

1/3 cup Bailey’s, brandy or rum

Mix whipping cream, sugar and vanilla until firm.

Melt dark chocolate. Add 6 tsp of water to the chocolate.

Add 1/3 cup Bailey’s Liqueur or rum or brandy to the melted chocolate/water mixture. Cool the chocolate to room temperature, then fold into whipped cream mixture. Cool in refrigerator until firm. Top with dollop of whipped cream and serve.



Bobbie Hasselbring, RFT Editor

RFT co-founder Bobbie Hasselbring has been a travel junkie her entire life. An award-winning writer and editor for more than 25 years and author of the regional food-travel bestsellers, The Chocolate Lover’s Guide to the Pacific Northwest and The Chocolate Lover’s Guide Cookbook, Bobbie is editor-in-chief at