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Dark chocolate mousse
Quick 3 Ingredient Rich Chocolate Mousse
Prep Time
10 mins
Total Time
10 mins
Course: Chocolate
Servings: 2
Author: French Pastry Chef Michael Paul
  • 120 g bittersweet dark chocolate
  • 4 large eggs , the freshest you can find and organic if possible
  • 25 g caster sugar
  1. Chop the chocolate or break into small pieces. You can use chocolate nibs
  2. Heat water in a double boiler or a heatproof bowl set over a large pan of simmering water. Make sure that the top bowl or pot does not touch the water.
  3. Add the chocolate and stir gently until it is smooth. Remove from the heat.
  4. Separate the egg yolks from the whites and whisk the whites with an electric beater, slowly folding in the sugar until the mixture forms soft peaks.
  5. Add the egg yolks to the melted chocolate, beating vigorously with a wooden spoon until smooth.
  6. Let the chocolate cool a few minutes before adding the egg yolks as you dont want the eggs to cook. But if its too cold the mixture won't blend well.
  7. Fold in 1/4 of the egg whites at a time, mixing well but do not over mix or you will loose the lovely volume.
  8. Transfer to your serving bowls or glass jars and refrigerate for at least 3 hours.
  9. Serve with cream, ice cream, or plain.