Bring heavy cream to a simmer and pour over chocolate
Whisk to combine.
Let cool completely in the fridge overnight or over an ice bath.
Whip to stiff peaks.
Use candies containing chocolate only.
Be sure to remove any large hard objects in the candy such as whole nuts before whipping. You can blend the ganache before cooling if you wish to incorporate the nut flavor into the mousse.
Chocolate is most accurately measured in weight. If you don’t have a scale, here is a little guide to give you an idea of how much chocolate to use:
milky way mini – 8 grams
almond joy fun size – 17 grams
reeses single cup – 18 grams
1 reeses cup (double pack regular size)- 21 grams