Chocolate Mousse By Julia Child Recipe

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Chocolate Mousse By Julia Child

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Ingredients

8 oz
semi-sweet baking chocolate
6 Tbsp
unsalted butter
3
egg yolks
1 c
heavy cream
3
egg whites
1/4 c
instant (finely ground) sugar
whipped cream, optional
1/4 c
strong coffee

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Melt chocolate with the coffee then beat in the butter.
2
One by one, beat in the egg yolks.
3
Beat the cream over ice until it leaves light traces on the surface.
4
Beat the egg whites until they form soft peaks.
5
While beating, sprinkle in the sugar by spoonfuls and continue beating until stiff shining peaks are formed.
6
Scrape the chocolate mixture down the side of the egg-white bowl and delicately fold in the whipped cream.
7
Turn the mousse into attractive serving bowls.
8
Cover and chill several hours.
9
You may wish to decorate the mousse with swirls of whipped cream, or to pass whipped cream separately.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Puddings, Chocolate
Other Tag: Quick & Easy