Learn To Cook: How To Make Chocolate Mousse


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CHOCOLATE MOUSSE RECIPE: http://learntocook.com/dessert/how-to-make-chocolate-mousse/

15 oz bittersweet chocolate
9 oz unsalted butter
7 egg yolks
11 egg whites
2 ½ oz granulated sugar
8 fl oz heavy cream

1. Melt the chocolate and butter in a double boiler over low heat, Stir until no lumps remain.

2. Allow the mixture to cool slightly, then whisk in the egg yolks one at a time.

3, Beat the egg whites until soft peaks form. Slowly beat in the sugar and continue beating until stiff peaks form. Whisk one-fourth of the whipped egg whites into the chocolate mixture to lighten, then fold in the remaining whites.

4. Whip the cream to soft peaks. Allow the mousse to cool 90-95F (32C-35C), then fold in the whipped cream. Make sure no streaks of egg white or cream remain.

5. Spoon the mousse into serving bowls and garnish with whipped cream, fresh berries, shaved chocolate or mint. Or chill the mousse completely, then pipe into bowls or baked tart shells. The mousse may also be used as a cake or pastry filling.


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