Chocolate Mousse Recipe

2013-07-11
chocolate mousse
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  • Servings : 6 to 8
  • Prep Time : 5m
  • Cook Time : 25m
  • Ready In : 30m

Nutritional Info

This information is per serving.

  • Calories

    265
  • Total Fat

    26.3g
  • Saturated Fat

    15.9g
  • Cholesterol

    112mg
  • Sodium

    37mg
  • Total Carbohydrates

    12.4g
  • Dietary Fiber

    4.7g
  • Protein

    5.1g
  • Vitamin A

    9%
  • Vitamin C

    0%
  • Calcium

    5%
  • Iron

    28%
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This chocolate mousse recipe is creamy, delicious and surprisingly easy to make.

It was originally submitted by chef Farhad(iranchef).

I think you will love this delectable French dessert recipe.

Chocolate Mousse Recipe

gluten free recipe

Ingredients

  • 8 - 1 ounce squares semisweet baking chocolate, coarsely chopped
  • 1/2 cup water - divided use
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 3 large egg yolks
  • 2 tablespoons granulated sugar
  • 1 1/4 cups heavy cream, whipped

Method

Step 1

In a microwave or double boiler, heat chocolate, 1/4 cup water and butter until the chocolate and butter are melted. Cool for 10 minutes.

Step 2

In a small heavy saucepan, whisk egg yolks, sugar and remaining water. Cook and stir over low heat until mixture reaches 160°F (70°C), about 1 to 2 minutes.

Step 3

Remove from the heat; whisk in chocolate mixture. Set saucepan in ice and stir until cooled, about 5 to 10 minutes.

Step 4

Fold in whipped cream. Spoon into dessert dishes. Refrigerate for 4 hours or overnight.

Makes 6 to 8 servings

Note that the proper term is mousse. It’s not a chocolate mouse or a chocolate moose. A mousse is really just a fancy pudding, with more air mixed into it to make it lighter.

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You will find a slightly different chocolate mousse recipe here. Both are good.

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