Mousse au chocolat

To inaugurate the colorful little bowls I just bought, I made what I consider as the real “mousse au chocolat”. It is made the traditional French way with few and fresh ingredients, and very little sugar. Enjoy!

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1- Melt one 100 gr tablet of high quality dark chocolate (at least 70% cacao content) au bain-marie.
2- In the meantime, mix three egg whites very firm. Set aside.
3- In another bowl mix three egg yolks with three teaspoons of brown sugar, until it is homogenous. Add one cup (200 ml) of heavy cream and mix again.

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4- Mix the melted chocolate with the yolk mix. Then slowly fold in the whites.
5- Pour either in a large bowl, or in small ones (it makes about eight of them) and refrigerate for at least two hours.

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5 thoughts on “Mousse au chocolat

  1. OMG…seems so easy…ha…must try Thank you for this one I now have a special folder for your recipes !… Bisou

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  2. Pingback: In the kitchen! | caramel caramelo

  3. Merci Kenza! Je veux essayer ce weekend. D’ailleurs j’ai fait moelleux au chocolat. Je pense que e l’ai cuit un peut trop car c’était pas très moilleux:) la prochaine fois je le cuit moins, peut être 15 min. Mais c’était très bon de toute façon. Bises à tous les deux:)

    • Merci! Super pour le moelleux. Oui cela doit dépendre du four. La mousse est super facile et vraiment bonne. Bisous à tous! Kenza.

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