Chocolate mousse #5

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Chocolate mousse #5

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A very popular dessert, Chocolate mousse is rich and creamy, with just a hint of rum. It can be served in a large bowl with cream piped around the edge.
Servings: 4
Calories: 407


  • 6 oz plain chocolate broken into pieces
  • 2 tbsp strong black coffee
  • 4 eggs separated
  • 1 tbsp rum

to finish:

  • 1/4 pint fresh double cream
  • 1 tbsp grated chocolate


  • Put the chocolate pieces and coffee in a heatproof bowl over a pan of hot water and heat gently until the chocolate melts, stirring occasionally.
  • Remove from the heat and leave to cool for 1 to 2 minutes.
  • Beat the egg yolks and gradually stir into the chocolate mixture. Stir in the rum. Beat the egg whites until stiff in a clean mixing bowl with an electric or rotary beater.
  • Carefully fold into the chocolate mixture until thoroughly combined.
  • Spoon into four individual glasses and chill in the refrigerator for several hours, preferably overnight.
  • Before serving, whip the cream until thick, then pipe a rosette of cream on each mousse. Sprinkle with the grated chocolate.
Calories: 407 kcal
Carbohydrates: 29 g
Protein: 9 g
Fat: 31g
Saturated Fat: 18 g
Trans Fat: 1 g
Cholesterol: 207 mg
Sodium: 83 mg
Potassium: 240 mg
Fiber: 3 g
Sugar: 23 g
Vitamin A: 674 IU
Vitamin C: 1 mg
Calcium: 57 mg
Iron: 2 mg
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