Chocolate Mousse – Indulgent Pleasure
A mousse is a dessert that is perfect for any occasion. Even an uneventful day can be turned into an occasion by the rich and creamy texture of a chocolate mousse, – an indulgent pleasure indeed. Serve it to your guests after dinner and compliments will just come pouring in. Though chocolate mousse is the most common forms of mousse, yet other flavors like mango, white chocolate and strawberry, etc. are also equally delectable. Try these to get a more colorful dessert palate.
There are very few people who can resist the charm of chocolate and when it comes in the form of a sinfully smooth and creamy chocolate mousse, it just gets better. Very easy and quick to make, chocolate mousse is really a no fuss dessert. You can make it hours before dinner as it keeps well in the refrigerator. Enjoy its decadence as you take a bite off its chocolaty goodness.
Easy Chocolate Mousse
Serving Size – Serves Four
Estimated Preparation Time – 10 Minutes
Estimated Cooking Time – 20 Minutes
Dark chocolate(40-50% chocolate works best )- 200gm or 1cup
Eggs Separated – 2
Butter – 2 Tbsp
Whipped Cream – 1/2Cup
Coffee – 2Tbsp
Sugar – 2Tbsp
Melt chocolate and butter over a double boiler. Make sure the water is simmering and not boiling so that the chocolate wont burn.
Keep aside the melted chocolate and butter to cool down.
Meanwhile whip egg whites in a bowl till it becomes frothy, add sugar to it and beat further till soft peaks are formed.
Nutritional Value – Calories- 612 Fat 21 g, Carbohydrates- 22 g, Protein- 25 g
Tip: Add chopped pistachios or walnuts to your mousse to give it a crunchy texture
Garnish with shaved chocolate and/or a dollop of whipped cream and/or place a raspberry on the mousse