Swiss Chris's chocolate mousse

    1 hour 15 min

    My Captain taught me this recipe, not to satisfy the guests, but because he likes to lick the bowl! Luckily for me, this dessert is always a winner and can be vamped up with a dollop of crème fraiche or a strawberry flower as you see here.

    Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France
    5 people made this

    Serves: 8 

    • 200g dessert chocolate 52%
    • 200g butter
    • 4 eggs, separated

    Prep:15min  ›  Extra time:1hr chilling  ›  Ready in:1hr15min 

    1. Break up the chocolate into small pieces, add the butter and melt, stirring frequently, in a double boiler. Remove from the heat.
    2. Once cooled mix in each of the 4 egg yolks, one at a time, into the chocolate mixture.
    3. In a separate bowl, whisk the egg whites until frothy and then fold into the chocolate until you get a smooth consistency.
    4. Pour the mousse into your dessert bowls and freeze for half an hour, then take out the freezer and put in the fridge until half an hour before serving.

    See it on my blog

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