Dark Chocolate Mousse

Dark Chocolate Mousse


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A simple chocolate mousse is an elegant way to end a meal. Great for parties because you can make the mousse well in advance.


Serves: 6 

  • 250g dark chocolate, coarsely diced
  • 125ml water, divided
  • 30g butter
  • 3 egg yolks
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 1/4 cups (310ml) thickened cream, whipped

Preparation:30min  ›  Cook:5min  ›  Extra time:35min  ›  Ready in:1hour10min 

  1. In a microwave or bain marie heat chocolate, 60ml water and butter until the chocolate and butter are melted. Remove from heat and cool for 10 minutes.
  2. In a small heavy saucepan whisk egg yolks, sugar and remaining water. Cook and stir over low heat until mixture reaches 70 degrees C; about 1-2 minutes.
  3. Remove from the heat and whisk in chocolate mixture. Set saucepan in ice and stir until cooled; about 5-10 minutes.
  4. Fold in whipped cream. Spoon into six dessert glasses. Refrigerate for 4 hours or overnight.

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