I'm posting this recipe for a friend and haven't tried it myself yet. I will have to soon, though - smooth chocolate mousse with crunchy bits of chopped chocolate sounds pretty good! Note that the recipe contains raw eggs.
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- 200 g semisweet chocolate (high quality)
- 400 ml whipping cream
- 2 tablespoons sugar
- 3 eggs, at room temperature
- 2 -3 tablespoons lemon liqueur
- 1Chop up 1/3 of the chocolate (finely or coarsely, your choice!), set aside.
- 2Whip cream with sugar until stiff peaks form.
- 3Separate egg whites and yolks. Whip yolks until light; in another bowl, whip egg whites until stiff.
- 4Melt the remaining 2/3 of the chocolate on top of a double boiler.
- 5Add the whipped egg yolks to the melted chocolate; stir to combine.
- 6Add whipped cream, chopped chocolate and lemon liqueur, stir.
- 7Carefully fold in whipped egg whites.
- 8Divide the mousse evenly among 4-6 individual dessert bowls and refrigerate for a few hours, or overnight. Garnish with mint or lemon balm leaves.
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Nutritional Facts for Double Chocolate Mousse With a Touch of Lemon
Serving Size: 1 (142 g)
Servings Per Recipe: 4
- Amount Per Serving
- % Daily Value
- Calories 732.2
- Calories from Fat 585
- Total Fat 65.1 g
- Saturated Fat 39.2 g
- Cholesterol 289.0 mg
- Sodium 100.9 mg
- Total Carbohydrate 24.1 g
- Dietary Fiber 8.3 g
- Sugars 7.1 g
- Protein 13.1 g