Smooth and creamy chocolate mousse

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Prep Time: 00:20
Servings: 4
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Ingredients
  • 150g - milk chocolate
  • 30g - castor sugar
  • 150g - good quality dark chocolate (70% cocoa content)
  • 3 - egg whites
  • 30ml - rum or strong coffee
  • 150ml - cream
Method
Few things beat a good, rich chocolate mousse – and this recipe won’t disappoint.

1 Break the chocolate into small chunks and melt with the cream over warm water or in a microwave oven. Do not overheat. Add the rum or coffee.

2 Beat the egg whites until soft peaks form and add the castor sugar, little by little, beating continuously until glossy and stiff peaks form.

3 Fold about 30ml of the chocolate mixture into the egg white mixture, slowly followed by the rest. Spoon into a bowl or individual glasses and cool in the fridge until set. Serve with chocolate curls or decorations and whipped cream.

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