German Chocolate Mousse Recipe

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Preparation Time25 MinCooking Time10 Min
Ready In35 MinDifficulty LevelMedium
Health IndexAverageServings8
Main IngredientInterest Group,


 Sweet cooking chocolate1⁄2 Pound (German Variety)
 Eggs5 , separated
 Heavy cream1 Cup (16 tbs), whipped
 Grand mariner1 Tablespoon (Triple Sec)
 Strong coffee3 Tablespoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 296 Calories from Fat 250

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 29 g44.7%

Saturated Fat 17.1 g85.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 173.3 mg

Sodium 62 mg2.6%

Total Carbohydrates 10 g3.4%

Dietary Fiber 4.7 g18.8%

Sugars 0.5 g

Protein 8 g16.6%

Vitamin A 11.9% Vitamin C 0.3%

Calcium 6.5% Iron 30.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1) Melt the chocolate into a bowl, kept over a pot of boiling water
2) Allow to rest at room temperature
3) Using an electric mixer beat the egg yolks till thick and pale yellow
4) Add in the coffee and the liqueur and mix well
5) Add in the chocolate and blend till a smooth mixture is obtained
5) Using the electric mixer, beat the egg whites till stiff
6) Fold the egg whites into the chocolate
7) Lastly fold in the whipped cream
8) Pour evenly in 8 glasses or into pudding bowls
9) Place in the refrigerator to chill for at least 4 hours

9) Serve chilled.