Chocolate Mousse…

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I do not have a sweet tooth, but I have limited to zero control around chocolate…I’ve heard it’s medically proven it’s good for you – enough said

When it comes to some easy, but indulgent desserts, who doesn’t love a quick but delicious chocolate mousse? This recipe literally takes about 10 minutes to prepare.

Ingredients:

  • 200g dark cooking chocolate
  • 50g butter
  • 250ml thickened cream
  • 4 eggs, separated
  • 2 tablespoons caster sugar

Method:

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In a microwave safe bowl, add 200g dark cooking chocolate

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Add 50g butter. In a microwave melt in bursts of 30 seconds

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In a separate bowl add 250ml thickened cream, whip the cream until soft peaks form

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Stir butter and chocolate mixture until combined

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Separate the 4 eggs, whites in one container

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Add the 4 yolks to chocolate mixture

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Whisk egg whites until soft peaks form

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Add 2 tablespoons caster sugar until mixture is thick and sugar has dissolved

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Combine chocolate and egg yolks

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Add thickened cream and fold through

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Add egg whites

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Fold through until combined

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Add into individual bowls or ramekins and set in fridge for at least 3 hours

To decorate I added some white and milk chocolate drops, but you can also add raspberries.

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