Total Time
30mins
Prep 20 mins
Cook 10 mins

This mousse makes an excellent dessert for the Chicken Salad Nicoise.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 (6 ounce) package semisweet chocolate morsels
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 dash salt
  • 34 cup whipping cream
  • 3 eggs, separated
  • For Garnish

  • whipped cream
  • chocolate, fans

Directions

  1. Position knife blade in food processor bowl; add chocolate morsels, vanilla, and salt. Process 30 seconds.
  2. In a small saucepan, heat 3/4 cup whipping cream to just boiling. With processor running, add hot cream through food chute; process 30 seconds or until chocolate completely melts. Add egg yolks; process 5 seconds or until smooth. Transfer mixture to a large mixing bowl; cool completely.
  3. Beat egg whites (at room temperature) until stiff peaks form. Gently fold into chocolate mixture. Spoon into a 1 quart serving bowl or individual bowls. Cover and chill thoroughly.
  4. To serve, garnish mousse with whipped cream and chocolate fans.

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