Heavenly Chocolate Mousse
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- 1/2 lb
- sweet chocolate
- 6 eggs
- 3 Tbsp
- (45 ml) water
- 1/2 c
- (125 ml) any sweet liqueur
- 2 c
- (475 ml) heavy cream
- 6 Tbsp
- (90 ml) sugar
- add strawberries for garnishing top
1Separate eggs. Cut chocolate in pieces. Place chocolate in double boiler.
2Let chocolate melt over low heat. Put yolks in saucepan or over double boiler. Add water to yolks.
3Beat continually with wire whisk. When yolks thicken, add liqueur. Beat till sauce resembles a hollandaise.
4Remove from heat, add melted chocolate. Fold together. Beat heavy cream in blender/processor till stiff. Add 3 tbsp (45 ml) sugar near the end.
5this to chocolate mixture. Beat egg whites in blender till soft peaks form. Add remaining sugar to whites and beat till stiff.
6Fold this into the mousse. Pour mousse in bowls and let set in fridge.