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Amazingly Delicious Chocolate Mousse

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Amazingly Delicious Chocolate Mousse

Added by: on Dec 14th, 2011
This is the first time I made a chocolate mousse! This is not a recipe like the ones written in cookbooks, I just followed my instincts and not some strict rules, but I can assure you it is AMAZING! It is also the first time I eat chocolate mousse and I am absolutely astonished by the texture and .. more >
Rating:
5
Prep Time:
15 min
Cook Time:
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Ready In:
15 min

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Original Recipe Yield: 3 servings
 

Ingredients:

  • 100 g semisweet chocolate, chopped ( you can also use dark chocolate 85% cocoa- it's healthier)
  • 30 ml dark-brewed coffee
  • 2 large eggs, separated
  • 1 tbsp sucanat (skip this ingredient if you're using sweet chocolate)
  • 3 ml rum essence
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • pinch of sea salt
Nutrition Facts
Amazingly Delicious Chocolate Mousse

Servings Per Recipe: 3

Amount Per Serving

Calories: 231

  • Total Fat: 13.2 g
  •     Saturated Fat: 7 g
  •     Trans Fat: 0 g
  • Cholesterol: 124 mg
  • Sodium: 104.3 mg
  • Total Carbs: 26.2 g
  •     Dietary Fiber: 2 g
  •     Sugars: 22.9 g
  • Protein: 5.6 g
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Directions:

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Heat a saucepan one-third full with hot water, and in a bowl set on top, melt together the chocolate and coffee, stirring until smooth. Remove from heat.

2

I used a steam oven to melt the chocolate. It's easier and it is ready in 7-8 minutes.

3

Whisk the egg yolks with 1 tbsp of sucanat and rum for about 3 minutes until the mixture is thick, like mayonnaise. (You can also use a handheld electric mixer.)

4

Fold the chocolate mixture into the egg yolks.

5

Beat the egg whites with salt and vanilla in a separate bowl until you get a foamy texture.

6

Fold the beaten egg whites into the chocolate mixture and whisk just until incorporated. Be careful not to over mix!

7

Divide the mousse into serving dishes and place in bowls. Refrigerate for at least 3 hours, until firm. (I wasn't that patient so I ate it after only one hour. It had a sticky, caramel-like texture which I actually loved!)

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Extra ingredients:

9

I absolutely love spicy chocolate! If you want to taste something different add a pinch of chili powder in the chocolate mousse. It will be amazing!

10

Also, you can get that spicy flavor by adding ground Sichuan pepper berries. Just a pinch or two are enough to get a unique aroma.

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If you want something with a seasonal flavor you can add some cinnamon and a pinch of ground cloves. It will smell and taste like Christmas!

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By: Mommy_loves_to_cook on Dec 28th, 2011
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this looks delicious

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