Today I’ll show you how to make chocolate mousse ‘my style’! You are right, don’t expect a classic light and chocolatey scoop of fluffy egg whites. Because this one is totally the opposite. It is gooey, tacky, rich and deeply flavored.
And that’s just the way I like my chocolate mousse best!
So are you a chocolate lover?
Then this recipe is right up your alley. Do you have a favorite type of chocolate? Milk chocolate, white chocolate or dark chocolate?
For this chocolate treat recipe right here you need dark chocolate. But go ahead and use milk chocolate or even white chocolate if you prefer that!
And even if your dessert skills or baking skills are not that good, or even non existent, don’t you worry. Because this chocolate recipe is very easy to make! The ingredients that you need for it are also very simple.
Chocolate, sugar, milk, cream and 3 eggs.
See? Very simple ingredients. I bet that you probably have all these ingredients in your pantry and fridge even at this very moment!
How To Make Chocolate Mousse
This is the perfect recipe if you are looking for a dessert that you can easily make a day in advance.
Oh how I love make ahead dessert recipes!
Enjoy the end of your dinner with your guest at the table instead of in your kitchen! I served the chocolate mousse in small ceramic cups. For garnish I chose to sprinkle the chocolate mousse with chocolate shavings, pink peppercorns and coarse sea salt.
Yes, you just read that.
Chocolate and salt: they go perfectly together. At least if you ask me…
Do you love chocolate desserts?
Then also try out another chocolate treat that I once made: a lush chocolate mousse with olive oil!
- 7 oz dark chocolate (200 g)
- 2 oz brown sugar (55 g)
- ¼ cup whole milk (60 ml)
- ½ cup cream (100 ml)
- 3 medium eggs
Break or chop the chocolate up into small pieces and add them together with the brown sugar to a large mixing bowl. Pour in the milk and place the bowl over a small saucepan filled with water. Place the pan over medium heat and start melting the chocolate bain marie.
- In the meantime separate the eggs. Then add the egg yolks to a small cup and beat them lightly.
Transfer the egg whites to a high cup. Beat the egg whites for a couple of minutes until stiff.
Once the chocolate is fully melted, take the bowl off the heat and pour in the cream and the beaten egg yolks.
- Whisk well and add the whipped egg whites.
- Whisk gently into a light and smooth chocolate mixture.
Carefully pour or scoop this into cold glasses or cups. Place the chocolate mousse in the fridge and let it set and chill for at least 5 hours. Serve chilled.