French Chocolate Mousse Recipe


Preparation Time15 MinCooking Time40 Min
Ready In55 MinDifficulty LevelVery Easy
Health IndexHealthy++Cuisine
VegetarianMain Ingredient
Interest Group


 Sweet cooking chocolate8 Ounce (Two 4 Ounce Packages)
 Water/Strong coffee1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Eggs5 , separated
 Vanilla extract/1 tablespoon rum / brandy / kirsch1 Teaspoon
 Whipped sweet cream/Dairy sour cream1 Tablespoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1555 Calories from Fat 1253

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 148 g227.2%

Saturated Fat 81.1 g405.6%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 1062.6 mg

Sodium 560.9 mg23.4%

Total Carbohydrates 72 g24.1%

Dietary Fiber 37.7 g150.6%

Sugars 5.7 g

Protein 61 g121.4%

Vitamin A 24.4% Vitamin C

Calcium 36.2% Iron 244.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Melt chocolate in water in top part of double boiler over hot water, stirring constantly.
Beat in egg yolks, one at a time, beating well after each addition.
Stir in flavoring.
Beat egg whites until stiff but not dry.
Fold carefully into chocolate mixture until just blended.
Pile lightly in small individual white souffle dishes (also called pots de creme dishes) or sherbet glasses.
Chill for at least 8 hours or overnight.
Fills 6 to 8 dishes, depending on size.
Serve with a dab of whipped cream. (Sour cream is excellent).