French Chocolate Mousse Recipe

Chocolate mousse
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Preparation Time30 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexAverageServings8
Main IngredientInterest Group


 Sweet cooking chocolate8 Ounce (2 Packages)
 Water/Strong coffee1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Rum extract1 Teaspoon
 Eggs5 , separated
 Whipped heavy cream/Dairy sour cream1 Tablespoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 195 Calories from Fat 158

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 19 g28.7%

Saturated Fat 10.6 g52.9%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 134.7 mg

Sodium 51.3 mg2.1%

Total Carbohydrates 9 g2.9%

Dietary Fiber 4.7 g18.8%

Sugars 0.6 g

Protein 8 g15.3%

Vitamin A 3.6% Vitamin C 0.02%

Calcium 4.6% Iron 30.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Melt chocolate in water in top part of double boiler over hot water, stirring constantly; cool.
Beat in flavoring, and egg yolks, one at a time, beating well after each addition.
Fold stiffly beaten egg whites into chocolate mixture until just blended.
Pile lightly in small individual white souffle dishes (also called pots de creme dishes) or sherbet glasses.
Chill at least 8 hours or overnight.
Makes 6 to 8 servings.