Chocolate mousse recipe
This chocolate mousse dessert is a light, airy dessert that looks very sophisticated, but is really pretty quick and easy to make.
For the chocolate pudding
- 4 egg yolks
- 3/4 cup heavy cream
- 1/2 cup granulated sugar
- 1 cup dark chocolate cut into chunks
For the whipped cream
- 1/2 cup heavy cream chilled
- 1/4 cup granulated sugar
To make the chocolate pudding
In a mixing bowl, beat the egg yolks and sugar until the sugar is melted.
Heat the heavy cream in a saucepan. Remove from stove and add a 3-4 tablespoons of hot heavy cream to the yolk mixture. Mix well then add a few more tablespoons, then add about 1/2 cup of the hot cream. Mix well.
Transfer the tempered egg mixture to the saucepan and keep cooking until bubbly.
Add the chocolate and mix until the chocolate is melted, stirring continuously.
Remove from heat and cool the pudding completely. Chill in the fridge for an additional hour. Keep the beaters in the fridge too.
Beat the pudding for a couple of minutes, with the mixer on high.
To make the whipped cream
Serving: 1cupCalories: 721kcalCarbohydrates: 60gProtein: 8gFat: 51gSaturated Fat: 30gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 299mgSodium: 46mgPotassium: 389mgFiber: 5gSugar: 48gVitamin A: 1370IUVitamin C: 1mgCalcium: 104mgIron: 6mg