Adapted from lemontreedwelling.com
tsp. unflavored gelatin
Tbsp. cold water
c. boiling water
Tbsp. cocoa powder (for a more intense chocolate flavor, add 1 additional Tbsp.)
c. heavy cream, very cold
c. Bailey's, very cold
1.Sprinkle gelatin over cold water in small bowl; stir and let stand 1 minute to soften. 2.Add boiling water; stir until gelatin is completely dissolved. Let stand to cool. 3.*Before preparing mousse, prep bowl and beaters by placing in the freezer for 15 minutes to chill.* 4.Stir together sugar and cocoa in small mixing bowl; add heavy cream. 5.Beat at medium speed until stiff peaks form; gradually pour in Bailey's, vanilla, and gelatin mixture, beating continuously at high speed until well-blended and soft peaks form. 6.Spoon into serving dishes and place in refrigerator to chill. (*For a faster setting mousse, chill bowls before filling.) 7.Chill 1 hour or until ready to serve.