Easy chocolate mousse

An amazingly chocolatey dessert with a light texture and a rich flavour.

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Easy chocolate mousse
Recipe AuthorAlice Cameron
Date16 December 2019
People4
MachineManual Mode
Preparation time 11 Minutes 30 Seconds
Rest time 2 Hours
Cooking time 10 Minutes
Total time 2 Hours 21 Minutes 30 Seconds

Chocolate mousse is one of those timeless recipes that is so easy literally anyone can make! You will need 3 ingredients: good quality dark chocolate, egg whites, golden caster sugar.

They fulfil all the criteria for a perfect dinner party dessert, they look amazing, they taste even better and you can make them before your guests arrive minimising your time in the kitchen!

Simply add cooled melted chocolate and sugar to whipped egg and leave to set for 2-3 hours for a light and ret rich pudding!

We recommend using between 70% – 80% dark chocolate for the best results.

Ingredient list

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Dark Chocolate 175g70% or higher
Egg whites 6units
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Caster sugar 2TBSP (UK)golden

Step nr: 1 - Bain-marie

Ingredient list for step nr: 1

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Cooking time 10 Minutes
Total time 10 Minutes
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Boil water in a small saucepan and put a metal or glass bowl on top. Making sure the water does not touch the bowl. Add chocolate in pieces to the bowl and melt most of the chocolate.

Step nr: 2 - Whisk the egg whites

Ingredient list for step nr: 2

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Egg whites 6units
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Caster sugar 2tablespoon (UK)
Preparation time 4 Minutes
Total time 4 Minutes

Whisk the egg whites to soft peaks, slowly add the sugar and whisk until they form stiff peaks

Step nr: 3 - Add egg whites

Ingredient list for step nr: 3

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Egg whites 1units
Preparation time 30 Seconds
Total time 30 Seconds
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Add a large tablespoon of the egg white to the melted chocolate stirring quickly.

Step nr: 4 - Gently combine

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Egg whites 6units
Preparation time 2 Minutes
Total time 2 Minutes

Gently fold in the rest of the egg whites with a spatula.

Step nr: 5 - Add to ramekins

Rest time 2 Hours
Total time 2 Hours

Spoon into small ramekins and set in the fridge.

Step nr: 6 - Serve

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Preparation time 5 Minutes
Total time 5 Minutes

Grate the rest of the chocolate, sprinkle on top and serve.

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