Saturday, June 28, 2008

Creamy Chocolate Mousse

Chocolate mousse has long been a well-established favorite for easy dinner-party desserts, and the recipe given on this page is a beauty. Recipe serves 4.


4 ounces (125 g) dark chocolate
4 eggs, separated
1 1/4 cups cream
1 tablespoon brandy


1. Chop chocolate roughly, put into top of double saucepan; stir over hot water until melted.
2. Remove from heat, cool a little, then blend in egg yolks, one at a time. Beat until mixture is smooth and thick.
3. Fold in whipped cream, brandy, then softly beaten egg whites.
4. Spoon into individual serving dishes, refrigerate until firm.
5. To serve, top with a little whipped cream and grated chocolate.

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