Double Chocolate Mousse

I cannot believe it has been almost a month since I shared a recipe, I actually have had blog guilt so decided that as my recipes were beginning to create a backlog it was time to stop being lazy. Then there was the decision of what to share first… So I decided on, what has probably been the most delicious and scrumptious thing I have made. Here is my Double Chocolate Mousse recipe;

Ingredients

  • 200ml of Double Cream
  • 150g of Dark Chocolate
  • 50g of Milk Chocolate
  • 3 Eggs
  • 3tbsp of Sugar
Double Chocolate Mousse
Double Chocolate Mousse

Method

  1. Start by warming the double cream in a small pan on a medium heat, you only want it to simmer and not start to boil
  2. Whilst the cream is warming break up the chocolate into small pieces
  3. When the cream begins to emit steam remove it from the heat and drop in the chocolate, at this time, you will want to stir it, I did, but don’t OK?
  4. Leave this for 6-7 minutes
  5. Whilst you are waiting for the chocolate to melt, separate the eggs whites from the yolks and whisk the whites in a large bowl
  6. You want to whisk them almost to the point of a meringue mix but stop just before that point, the peaks should be stiff but flop over as opposed to standing tall
  7. Then add the sugar 1tbsp at a time whisking in between to ensure it all dissolves into the mix
  8. Once this is completed the chocolate will be completely melted in the cream so you can give it a little stir to mix it in together and add the egg yolks and combine
  9. Now put one large tablespoon of the chocolate mixture into the egg whites to loosen the mixture and then gradually add the rest of the chocolate in
  10. It is best to pour it in gently to one edge and try to fold the mixture together with as little stirring as possible to keep the air in your mousse
  11. Once fully combined you can distribute the mixture into individual servings, or one large bowl and put in the fridge to set!

Please note that this recipe serves 4, I doubled it and made 8 and it worked just as well!

I have made chocolate mouse before, but I was trying to cut the calories, which we all know never tastes as good, so I can really say that this Double Chocolate Mousse was twice as delicious and so rich of chocolate, I could always eat more. They were also perfect desserts for our Fake Christmas as I was able to make them the night before and leave them in the refrigerator, which I would always recommend as they were supposed to set in 1 hour but mine took at least 4! I also served them with something for dipping, but you will have to wait for that recipe…

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5 Comments Add yours

  1. MCS Gal says:

    Life is better with chocolate 🙂

  2. Donna Tapia says:

    so simple, yet it looks amazing!

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