Chocolate mousse

By Drum Digital
04 July 2016

Smooth, chocolatey goodness

By Hope Malau

Serves: 4

Preparation: 10 min

Cooking: 10 min

125 ml (½ c) cream

4 eggs, separated

45 ml (3 T) strong coffee

60 ml (¼ c) caster sugar

a pinch of salt

120 g dark chocolate, melted

  1. Beat the cream until stiff peaks form, then chill until needed. Place the egg yolks, coffee, ½ the sugar and the salt in an ovenproof bowl. Place the bowl over a pot of simmering water and whisk continually until doubled in volume.
  2. Remove from the heat, add the chocolate and stir to combine. Beat together the egg whites and remaining sugar. Fold the egg whites into the whipped cream, then gently fold into the chocolate mixture.
  3. Place in a large bowl and chill for 2 hours or until set.

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