Classic chocolate mousse

    Classic chocolate mousse

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    4hr35min


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    About this recipe: A simple chocolate mousse is an elegant way to end a meal. Great for parties, cause you can make the mousse well in advance.

    sweettooth Cheshire, England, UK

    Ingredients
    Serves: 6 

    • 250g plain chocolate, coarsely chopped
    • 125ml water, divided
    • 30g butter (no substitutes)
    • 3 egg yolks
    • 2 tablespoons sugar
    • 300ml whipping cream, whipped

    Method
    Prep:30min  ›  Cook:5min  ›  Extra time:4hr  ›  Ready in:4hr35min 

    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. Remove from the heat; whisk in chocolate mixture. Set saucepan in ice and stir until cooled, about 5-10 minutes.
    3. Fold in whipped cream. Spoon into six dessert glasses. Refrigerate for 4 hours or overnight.

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    Reviews (7)

    Stafylides
    6

    It was easy to make and tasty! - 07 Feb 2011

    4

    Easy to make and delicious! It was actually lighter than I was expecting - 21 Jan 2013

    jomo
    by
    4

    Very rich but very nice! - 22 Oct 2009

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