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“I went through a phase when I was obsessed with finding the perfect chocolate mousse recipe. A friend of ours, who is also an excellent seasoned cook and baker, gave me this recipe. It's simple, deep, dark and delicious. You can add whatever flavouring you like to make it your own! I recommend using high quality dark chocolate, such as Scharffen Berger.”
READY IN:
2hrs 30mins
SERVES:
4-6
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Chop up the chocolate and put it in a bowl. Make sure it is chopped up really well, into very small pieces.
  2. Heat half the cream until it is almost boiling. Remove from heat and add the chocolate pieces. Stir vigorously until all the chocolate is melted.
  3. Add the rest of the cream to it and pour it into a small bowl that can sit inside a larger bowl.
  4. Fill the larger bowl with ice and water. Put the small bowl in the larger bowl and mix with an electric mixer until it forms soft peaks.
  5. Beat the egg white in separate bowl until it forms stiff peaks.
  6. Add icing sugar to egg white 1 tablespoon at a time and whisk until it forms a soft meringue.
  7. Fold the meringue carefully into the chocolate mixture.
  8. Spoon into serving dishes (or leave in one bowl if you want), and chill in refrigerator for at least 2 hours,.

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