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Chocolate Mousse

By hl.uw (GoodFood Community)
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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Prep:
    • Allow plenty of time for cooling in refrigerator
  • Easy
  • Serves 6
A great dinner party dessert or just a simple weekend treat... It never fails to impress either way!
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Ingredients

  • 6oz plain chocolate
  • 1/2oz butter
  • 3 eggs (separated)
  • 1tbsp rum/brandy
  • 1tbsp coffe essence (or coffee granules in 2tsp water)

Method

  • STEP 1
    Melt the chocolate and butter in a bowl over hot water.
  • STEP 2
    Remove from the heat and beat in the egg yolks, rum and coffee essence. Be careful not to let the mix be too hot otherwise eggs will curdle.
  • STEP 3
    Whisk egg whites until stiff and fold into the mixture.
  • STEP 4
    Pour into cups or glassed and place in a cool place to set (e.g. refrigerator).
  • STEP 5
    Top with cream, or chocolate gratings, or raspberries and mint, or chopped pine nuts, as preferred.

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