Dark Chocolate Mousse

    1 hour 10 minutes

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

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    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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    It was easy to make and tasty!  -  07 Feb 2011  (Review from Allrecipes UK & Ireland)


    Easy to make and delicious! It was actually lighter than I was expecting  -  21 Jan 2013  (Review from Allrecipes UK & Ireland)


    Very rich but very nice!  -  22 Oct 2009  (Review from Allrecipes UK & Ireland)