Total Time
2hrs 8mins
Prep 2 hrs
Cook 8 mins

Posted for ZWT for France A cold dessert with chocolate, egg yolks and butter.


  1. Beat the egg yolks and sugar until it turns into a a thick yellow mixture.
  2. Melt chocolate and coffee in a mixing bowl. (Put the mixing bowl over hot water so that mixing is easier.) Add butter gradually and beat until cream is smooth.
  3. Beat the chocolate with the egg yolks and sugar mixture.
  4. Beat the egg whites and a pinch of salt until stiff.
  5. Sprinkle 1 tablespoon of sugar above and beat again for a two minutes.
  6. Stir about one third of the egg whites into the chocolate mixture. Stir well, then add the remaining whites.
  7. Refrigerate for at least 2 hours. Can be served with whipped cream or custard sauce.
Most Helpful

i live in france and chocolate mousse is sacred here, but when i ade this recipe all of my french friends asked for the recipe! this is a wonderful recipe, although i find i have to refrigerate the mousse over night for it to turn out perfect.

mandi0908 September 28, 2007

delicious, and very similar to Robert carriers Chocolate mousse, except his included a little rum or brandy, Great that it does not include gelatin. Smooth, creamy rexture. Well done

Janine Ross May 18, 2007