Ricotta Cherry Mousse

  • 2 Cups Ricotta Cheese ((1 pound))
  • 3 Tablespoons Powdered Sugar (sifted)
  • 1/4 Teaspoon Almond Extract
  • 1 Teaspoon Vanilla Extract
  • 2 Cups Cherries (dark, pitted, and sliced (use frozen, unsweetened if fresh are not available))
  • 1/2 Cup Semisweet Chocolate Chips (ground to a coarse meal in a blender)
  1. Put the ricotta in a medium-size mixing bowl and beat it with an electric mixer at high speed for about 3 minutes.
  2. Slowly add the sugar.
  3. Stir in the extracts, cover, and chill.
  4. Fifteen minutes before serving the mousse, fold in the cherries.