Chocolate Mousse

Chocolate Mousse

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Chocolate Mousse original is of France. One again a reason why I love French cooking! This particular chocolate mousse recipe is a sweet mousse. Light and fluffy and not too rich and creamy. It is also a lovely dessert to prepare a day before you expect guests. Chocolate mousse can also be flavoured like a mint, vanilla or coffee mousse. I prefer this chocolate mousse recipe just as it is. The brandy also gives it a lovely taste - use a good quality - and you can play with the type of ramekin or glass you would like to serve the this delicate dessert in. I would recommend a lovely see-through glass on foot or a type of dessert wine glass,even crystal would work well. It is important that you use a good dark quality of chocolate here again, like for instance Nestle Albany or a more expensive type such as Belgium or Lindt chocolate slabs. It just make a hell of a difference than those cheap ones that is supposed to be cooking chocolate. It is a simple recipe which is also easy to decorate with whipped cream and a nice gooseberry, raspberry, strawberry or blueberry in season or any other beautiful fruit. I guess I just love berries. Chocolate mousse is a good idea for a romantic evening dessert or a Christmas table with individual mousses and other desserts to choose from. Or maybe a French evening to dedicate all courses to the French starting with French Onion Soup, Cock au Vin and Chocolate Mousse. A fun way to entertain friends to get a bit of shine on your cooking skills!

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Serves: 8 Prep time: 15 Minutes Cook time: 0 Minutes Ready in: 15 Minutes

Nutrition: Calories 355 Carbs: 27g Protein: 7g Fat: 26g

Ingredients:
300 g dark chocolate such as Nestlé
5 eggs, separated
2 Tablespoons brandy
2 cups cream
2 Tablespoons sugar
100 g butter, softened

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Instructions:
1
Melt the chocolate.
2
Stir in the butter.
3
Add the egg yolks one by one, stirring well after each addition.
4
Stir in the brandy.
5
Whip the cream until soft stage.
6
Mix the sugar with the egg whites and whip until soft stage.
7
First fold in the whipped cream.
8
Then fold in the egg whites.
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Pour the mousse mixture in the desired glass/ ramekin and set in fridge.
10
Decorate with whipped cream, grated chocolate, season fruits or mint leaves .
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