Chocolate Mousse

Chocolate Mousse
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I hate chocolate mousse, I really do..........the issue is, that whenever I make it, I end up finishing off any of the leftovers in the bowl, and end up full up before the main event.....but hey isnt that the joy of treats and of course chocolate.

This chocolate mousse is super easy with only three ingredients, egg, cream and chocolate. I love minimal ingredient recipes!

This a pure chocolate mousse, but another reason I love to make them is the variations that you can do with them, make them boozy - add some liquer, make it fluffy - add marshmallows, make it marbled - drizzle on some cream. The list is endless.

For this mousse, I used fairtrade dark chocolate, you could use milk chocolate or even white! Yum!.

Remember to make it at least two hours ahead of time to refrigerate - though it is equally good after just made!

Lastly - try and stay away from the bowl!!

Enjoy, Enjoy!

The Ingredients

Ingredients
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Melting the Chocolate

Melted Chocolate!
Melted Chocolate! | Source
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Cook Time

Prep time: 10 min
Cook time: 2 hours
Ready in: 2 hours 10 min
Yields: For two people. The 2hr cook time is to cool

Ingredients

  • 2 Eggs, Separated - you will need yolk and whites
  • 100grams Dark chocolate, Or any other type
  • 60ml Double Cream, Slightly whipped

Instructions

  1. Melt chocolate in microwave or a pan until glossy. Set aside to cool a little.
  2. Separate eggs, whisk whites until firm and peaked, add yolks to chocolate (once chocolate cooled).
  3. Slight whisk cream (only a little thought)
  4. Add egg whites and cream to chocolate and yolk mixture and whisk slightly until combined
  5. Pour into glass dished. Refrigerate until firm (about 2 hours).
  6. Serve and enjoy!

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Dish -n- That 4 years ago from Poughkeepsie NY

Looks simple and delicious! I'll have to try it! Thanks for sharing.


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Cherry Red 4 years ago from London, England Author

Thanks Dish-n-That! Love your hubpages name by the way!


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vegaswriter 4 years ago from Las Vegas

One of my favorites.


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Cherry Red 4 years ago from London, England Author

Me too! Definitely in my top 5!

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