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Chocolate Mousse Recipe

Serves 8

Ingredients:

  • 8 oz sweet or semisweet baking chocolate, melted with 1/4 cup strong coffee
  • 3 oz unsalted butter
  • 3 egg yolks
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 3 egg whites
  • 1/4 cup instant sugar (finely ground)
  • Whipped cream


Instructions:

1. Beat the soft butter into the smoothly melted chocolate.
2. One by one, beat in the egg yolks.
3. Beat the cream over ice until it leaves light traces on the surface.
4. Beat the egg whites until they form soft peaks.
5. While beating, sprinkle in the sugar by spoonfuls and continue beating until stiff shining peaks are formed.
6. Scrape the chocolate mixture down the side of the egg-white bowl, and delicately fold in the whipped cream.
7. Turn the mousse into attractive serving bowls.
8. Cover and chill for several hours.



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Main Ingredient:Chocolate
Course:Dessert
Cuisine:American
Dish:Mousse
Difficulty:Easy

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