Red Velvet Mousse Cupcake Infused with Raspberry Simple Syrup

Red Velvet Mousse

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword Red Velvet Mousse
Prep Time 25 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 8 servings
Author Amanda Rettke


  • 4 ounces semi sweet baking chocolate coarsely chopped
  • 2 1/4 cups heavy cream
  • 1 tablespoon McCormick┬« Red Food Color
  • 1 tablespoon McCormick┬« Pure Vanilla Extract
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar


  1. Microwave chocolate in medium microwaveable bowl on HIGH 1 minute? stir.
  2. Microwave additional 30 seconds at a time, stirring until chocolate is smooth and melted.
  3. Add 1/4 cup cream and stir until smooth. Stir in food color and vanilla.
  4. Let stand 10 minutes to cool slightly.
  5. Beat 2 cups cream and granulated sugar in large bowl with electric mixer on medium speed until stiff peaks form.

  6. Gently stir in 1/2 of the chocolate mixture with spatula until well blended. Gently stir in remaining chocolate mixture.

  7. Spoon into pastry bag fitted with 1M tip or refrigerate until ready to serve.