70% Dark Chocolate Mousse Recipe

Summary

Preparation Time30 MinCooking Time15 Min
Ready In45 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexJust EnjoyServings6
CourseMethod
VegetarianMain Ingredient
Interest Group

Ingredients

 Dark chocolate9 Ounce (Best Quality, 70% Cocoa Solids, 250 Gram)
 Whipping cream3 1⁄2 Fluid Ounce (100 Milliliter)
 Egg whites6
 Caster sugar3 Tablespoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 339 Calories from Fat 171

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 19 g29.2%

Saturated Fat 11.8 g59.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 28 mg

Sodium 63.3 mg2.6%

Total Carbohydrates 35 g11.7%

Dietary Fiber 3 g11.9%

Sugars 29.1 g

Protein 5 g10.5%

Vitamin A 0.4% Vitamin C

Calcium 3.6% Iron 19.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

Peel off a few chocolate shavings with a vegetable peeler and set aside for decoration.
Melt the chocolate in a microwave, following the maker's instructions, or in a bowl set over a pan of barely simmering water (the bowl must not touch the water).
Bring the whipping cream to the boil and pour onto the melted chocolate, beating briskly with a balloon whisk.
Beat the egg whites with the caster sugar until they form stiff peaks.
Add a quarter of the egg whites to the chocolate mixture, whisking well in.
Then gently fold in the remaining egg whites to achieve a smooth, even texture.
Turn into a serving dish or individual glass dishes and chill in the refrigerator for 3 hours.
Just before serving, decorate with chocolate shavings.
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