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Simple Dark Chocolate Mousse Recipe

A quick and easy dessert, ready in minutes: great for when unexpected guests drop in.

  • Preparation
    15mins
  • Cooking time
    0mn
  • Rest time
    30mins
Rate this recipe
(3 votes) 4.3/5
Ingredients
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  • Dark chocolate : 200 g
  • Double cream : 150 ml
  • Whole egg(s) : 3 whole
  • Caster sugar : 80 g
Method
  • ETAPE 1

    Place the chocolate in a heat-proof bowl and set aside.

  • ETAPE 2

    Bring the double cream up to the boil, and pour over the chocolate. Seat aside for 5 minutes, before mixing thoroughly.

  • ETAPE 3

    In a separate bowl, whisk together the eggs and the sugar until nearly double in volume and the mix is pale yellow.

  • ETAPE 4

    When the chocolate mix has cooled down to room temperature, whisk into the eggs until well combined.

  • ETAPE 5

    Pour or pipe into individual serving glasses.

  • ETAPE 6

    Leave to chill for at least 30 minutes before serving.

Chef's tip

«For a different presentation, set the mousse in a deep dish, and use a hot spoon to quenelle individual portions of mousse. Sprinkle with some smoked Maldon salt for a touch of class.»

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