A Dark Chocolate Mousse Easy To Make

This is a dark chocolate mousse easy to make, no cream only eggs, butter and sugar if you like sweet. If you like dark chocolate like me, forget the sugar. Dark, smooth and chocolaty.

Chocolate mousse with mandarin

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This mousse is perfect for dinner parties as you can prepare ahead of time and keep it in the fridge ready to serve.

It uses raw eggs, and if you are concerned about Salmonella you can buy pasteurised ones.

I use raw eggs when a recipe requires them but always taking precautions.

I buy eggs in reliable supermarkets and I wash them with soap before using them.

It reduces the risk of infection by contamination.

You can find more information about using raw eggs in the recipes here:

Homemade Mayonnaise everybody can make

This chocolate mousse is easy to serve.

I often make this mousse when entertaining as it doesn't require a lot of work and can be arranged directly into the serving cups. 

Because it is very rich, you just need a small amount per person.

I use small digestive wine glasses.

Chocolate mousse for parties

It is perfect served with fruits as the sweetness of the fruits complements the bitterness of the dark chocolate.

I like to use fruits that are in season and since I am making it for Valentine I used mandarins.

It is great with any berries, kiwi or even tropical fruits like mangoes or papaya. 

To make this chocolate mousse I use my Braun hand mixer and this is my affiliate link.

If you want to read my review, you can check the post: Braun Blender

To make it even easier for you, I made a short video to show you all the steps.

I am sure you will be able to make this dark chocolate mousse easily, in no time.

A Dark Chocolate Mousse Easy To Make

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A chocolate mousse easy to make

A Chocolate Mousse Easy To Make
Prep Time
10 mins

Total Time
10 mins

 

This is a dark chocolate mousse easy to make, no cream only eggs, butter and sugar if you like. If you like dark chocolate like me, forget the sugar.
Course:

Dessert
Cuisine:

French
Keyword:

Chocolate dessert, chocolate no cooking, French dessert
Servings: 8 people
Calories: 416 kcal

Ingredients
  • 450
    gr
    unsweetened dark chocolate 70%
  • 100
    gr
    sugar
    optional
  • 2
    tbsp
    butter
  • 6
    eggs separated
    to use raw, pasteurized eggs optional

Instructions
  1. Melt the chocolate with butter in the microwave at medium power for 2 minutes

    Microwave chocolate and butter
  2. Separate the egg yolks from the white

    Separate the eggs
  3. Once the chocolate is melted and cooled down, add the sugar and the egg yolks. Do not add the egg yolks when the chocolate is still hot otherwise they will curdle. 

    Add the sugar and the egg yolks
  4. Whip the egg whites until firm. They must be at room temperature and you can add a pinch of salt for better results.

    whisk the egg whites
  5. Gently fold the egg whites with the chocolate. First, combine 2 tbsp spoon of egg whites and once the mix becomes softer and loose add the remaining.

    Mix egg whites with chocolate
  6. Pour the mousse into a serving bowl or into small single portions cups. Keep the portions small as the mousse is very rich. Let it rest in the fridge for at least 2 hours before serving.

  7. Decorate with seasonal fruit and serve

Recipe Video

Recipe Notes

Calories 416 calories per serving
Fat 32 gr per serving
Carbohydrates 26 gr per serving
Proteins 9 gr per serving
Sugar 15 gr per serving
Sodium 74 mg per serving

Nutritional information is provided for general purpose only. It is not intended to amount to advice on which you should rely.

 

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  6 comments for “A Dark Chocolate Mousse Easy To Make

  1. 6th February 2018 at 3:44 pm

    Oh Laura this looks fantastic! I prefer not to use cream in France as not easy to source the right type – this is perfect.

    • Laura
      6th February 2018 at 3:48 pm

      Thank you Amanda. True, a real nightmare to choose the right cream

  2. 6th February 2018 at 3:56 pm

    I love dark chocolate just like you Laura!! I love quick and easy desserts and your dark chocolate mousse looks so delicious!! I want to eat your mousse sitting by your pool!! 🙂

    • Laura
      6th February 2018 at 4:19 pm

      Sure, but inside the pool is even better…:-)

  3. 6th February 2018 at 7:22 pm

    I love a dark, rich chocolately dessert!! This would be perfect for Valentine’s Day!

    • Laura
      7th February 2018 at 5:40 am

      Thank you, my husband is looking forward to it

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