About the Dish:
Chocolate mousse is a rich and creamy dessert that is made with dark chocolate, eggs, sugar, and cream. It has a smooth and light texture that melts in your mouth, and it is often served chilled. This decadent dessert is perfect for any occasion, whether it’s a special celebration or just a sweet treat after dinner. The combination of the velvety chocolate and fluffy whipped cream creates a heavenly dessert that is sure to satisfy your sweet tooth. Enjoy this indulgent chocolate mousse on its own or garnish with fresh berries or a dollop of whipped cream for an extra touch of elegance.
|Heavy Cream||1 cup|
- Step 1: Melt the dark chocolate in a heatproof bowl set over a saucepan of simmering water. Stir until smooth and then remove from heat and let it cool slightly.
- Step 2: Separate the eggs and place the egg yolks in a large bowl. Add sugar to the yolks and whisk until the mixture becomes pale and fluffy.
- Step 3: In a separate bowl, whip the cream until soft peaks form.
- Step 4: Gradually fold the melted chocolate into the egg yolk mixture until well combined.
- Step 5: Gently fold in the whipped cream into the chocolate mixture until no streaks remain.
- Step 6: Pour the chocolate mousse into individual serving glasses or bowls and refrigerate for at least 4 hours or until set.
- Step 7: Serve chilled and garnish with whipped cream or chocolate shavings if desired.