Chocolate Mousse By Julia Child

Chocolate Mousse By Julia Child Recipe

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

How to Make Chocolate Mousse By Julia Child


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

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About Chocolate Mousse By Julia Child

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