Chocolate Mousse Recipe

Chocolate Mousse Recipe

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

Chocolate Mousse Recipe

This chocolate mousse recipe is creamy, delicious and surprisingly easy to make.
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 25 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine French
Servings 6 Servings
Calories 418 kcal

Ingredients
 
 

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

Instructions
 

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

Nutrition

Calories: 418kcalCarbohydrates: 17gProtein: 8gFat: 42gSaturated Fat: 25gCholesterol: 170mgSodium: 40mgPotassium: 370mgFiber: 6gSugar: 5gVitamin A: 908IUVitamin C: 1mgCalcium: 90mgIron: 7mg
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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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