Videha's chocolate mousse

    3 hours 20 min

    A cooking teacher's chocolate mousse recipe - easy directions.

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    Serves: 8 

    • 250g plain chocolate
    • 3 tbsp water
    • 50g sugar
    • 5 eggs
    • 500ml double cream
    • pinch of salt

    Prep:20min  ›  Cook:3hr  ›  Ready in:3hr20min 

    1. Put chocolate in double boiler with sugar and water. Heat and stir until very smooth. Take off heat and keep stirring vigorously every 2 minutes until about body temperature.
    2. While chocolate is cooling down, separate eggs - crack over 2 separate bowls.
    3. Stir yolks into cooling chocolate before it goes granular. Put whites in whisking bowl and into fridge.
    4. In separate bowl, whisk cream. Stir body temperature chocolate into whisked cream, gently!
    5. Whisk egg whites until peaks form and fold gently into cream and chocolate mixture. Spoon into 8 ramekins or serving glasses. Set in fridge for 2-3 hours. Enjoy!

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    I had never made mousse before. This recipe is easy to follow and the final result was great. A lovely rich chocolate mousse. Would recommend!!!!  -  21 Nov 2012