Basic Dark Chocolate Mousse

Basic Dark Chocolate Mousse


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There is no better way to finish a meal than with a chocolate mousse dessert. The better the chocolate, the more delicious the chocolate mousse.


Serves: 4 

  • 4 egg yolks (use very fresh eggs)
  • 40g caster sugar
  • 4 teaspoons rum
  • 150g dark chocolate
  • 300ml thickened cream

Preparation:10min  ›  Cook:5min  ›  Extra time:2hours chilling  ›  Ready in:2hours15min 

  1. Beat the yolks and sugar long and well with an electric mixer until foamy.
  2. Melt the chocolate in a double boiler, remove from heat and allow to cool slightly. Stir chocolate into the egg yolks whilst still warm. Mix in the rum.
  3. Whip the cream and fold into the mousse. Immediately pour into small bowls or serving glasses and set for at least 2 hours in the fridge.

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