Chocolatey elegant simple dessert , which no
one could resist. Chocolate mousse tops the list
of all mousses .This dessert is easy to make,and
tastes too delicious if prepared a day ahead
and allowed to set.( Even though it sets within
2-3 hours ).
The quality of the chocolate,says it all , so it’s
best to use good quality chocolates. I used dark
Now to the recipe..
100-125 gm dark chocolate
25 gm butter ( unsalted)
1/2 tsp vanilla essence
1 tsp rum /brandy ( optional)
3 egg yolks
3 egg whites
A pinch of cream of tartar
150 gm fresh cream
A pinch of salt
3-4 tbsp sugar ( powdered)
Melt the chocolate with butter,in a double
Add egg yolks,vanilla,brandy ( if using),salt ,
2 tbsp sugar and mix well.
Beat egg white with cream of tartar stiff .
Beat cream with the remaining 2 tbsp sugar
until stiff peaks form.
Mix in the egg whites first into the chocolate
mixture ,gently and gradually.
Next fold in the cream the same way ,gently till
no whites are seen .( Do not beat ).
Pipe into individual moulds .Top with a little
grated chocolate and serve .
This dessert can be served without cream or
any adorning. Served plain itself,was amazing .
So do try this easy recipe and post in your
The same recipe can be made with white
chocolate for white chocolate mousse !