Mousse au Chocolat Recipe

About: Chef Scott Halverson's traditional French-style Mousse is luxurious and decadent, and surprisingly easy to prepare!

Recipe Info

Restaurant: Chive | San Diego

Servings: 2
Prep Time: 2 hour(s) 30 minutes
Cuisine: French
Meal Type: Other
Main Ingredient: chocolate
Dish Type: Dessert
Cooking Method: Other
Season/Occasion: Any Occasion
Dificulty: Easy
Vegetarian: Yes

Directions

Recipe

Place chocolate into top of a double boiler. Add the milk and heat slowly until chocolate is melted. The mixture should be fairly thick. Stir in sugar and let the mixture cool.

Beat egg whites until stiff and fold into the cooled chocolate mixture. Whip the heavy cream, fold into the mousse, and serve at once. Add more whipped cream if you desire a lighter consistency.

Recipe Note:

Recipe can be served with seasonal fruits, poached pears, berries and so on. Add a splash of dark rum or Kahlua if desired.

Prep Time Note:

including cooling time

Ingredients

6 oz. semisweet cooking chocolate 1/3 C. milk 4 oz. (1/2 cup) finely granulated sugar 2 egg whites 1/2 C. heavy cream

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