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heavenly chocolate mousse

Recipe by
Jane Kaylie
Los Angeles, CA

Heavenly Chocolate Mousse

yield 4 serving(s)
prep time 25 Min
cook time 5 Min
method Broil

Ingredients For heavenly chocolate mousse

  • 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

How To Make heavenly chocolate mousse

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