Make this Chocolate Mousse for Dessert
There is something deliciously decadent about a chocolate dessert. So, this Chocolate Mousse fits the bill perfectly, it’s easy to make, and your guests will love the extra effort.
This easy recipe was adapted from "Around My French Table" by Dorie Greenspan. Enjoy chocolate mousse as the finale for your holiday menu or any time of the year.
- 7 oz Best Quality Bittersweet Chocolate
- 6 large Eggs separated at room temperature
- 3 tsp Sugar
- pinch of Salt
- Whipped Cream for garnish
- In a heatproof bowl, gently melt chocolate in microwave on medium power. Using a whisk, stir the egg yolks into the melted chocolate, one at a time.
- In a bowl mixer, beat the egg whites with the pinch of salt until they start to form peaks. Continue beating while gradually adding the sugar. Beat until the whites are shiny and hold medium firm peaks.
- Spoon about 1/4 of the egg whites over the melted chocolate and stir gently until the mixture is smooth (this lightens the chocolate and makes the next step easier). Spoon the remaining egg whites over the chocolate mixture and using a large spatula, carefully fold them together.
- Using the spatula, gently fold the mousse into a large serving bowl (or into individual serving dishes). Chill, covered, for 2-3 hours. Serve with fresh whipped cream or berries as garnish. Mousse will keep overnight but will become denser the longer it sits in the fridge.
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