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Chocolate Mousse

What is Chocolate Mousse?
A cold dessert with chocolate, egg yolks and butter.


 
Region Prep time / Cooking time

France

20 min / none

Ingredients

4 egg yolks
3/4 cup sugar
6 oz dark chocolate, semi sweet or bitter sweet
4 tb coffee
6 oz butter, unsalted
4 egg whites
Salt
 

Chocolate Mousse Recipe serve 6

Step 1: Beat the egg yolks and sugar until it turns into a a thick yellow mixture.

Step 2: Melt chocolate and coffee in a mixing bowl. Put the mixing bowl over hot water so that mixing is easier. Add butter gradually and beat until cream is smooth.

Step 3: Beat the chocolate with the egg yolks and sugar mixture.

Step 4: Beat the egg whites and a pinch of salt until stiff. Sprinkle 1 tablespoon of sugar above and beat again for a couple of minutes.

Step 5: Stir about one third of the egg whites into the chocolate mixture. Stir well, then add the remaining whites.

Serving: Refrigerate for at least 2 hours. Can be served with whipped cream or custard sauce.

Wine suggestion: Champagne, Sauternes, Muscat, sweet white wine (French Wine Guide).

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