Total Time
4hrs 20mins
Prep 4 hrs
Cook 20 mins

Nice light dessert

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 8 ounces semi-sweet chocolate baking squares, coarsely chopped
  • 12 cup water
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 3 egg yolks
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 14 cups whipping cream, whipped

Directions

  1. In a microwave or double boiler, heat chocolate, ¼ cup water and butter until the chocolate and butter are melted.
  2. Cool for 10 minutes.
  3. In a small heavy saucepan, whisk egg yolks, sugar and remaining water. Cook and stir over low heat until mixture reaches 160; about 1-2 minutes.
  4. Remove from heat; whisk in chocolate mixture.
  5. Set saucepan in ice and stir until cooled, about 5-10 minutes. Fold in whipped cream. Spoon into dessert dishes.
  6. Refrigerate for 4 hours or overnight.

Reviews

(2)
Most Helpful

Made this for Valentines dinner! So soft & silky, true mousse! I used a combination of chocolate- semi sweet & dark chocolate. I'm a dark chocolate fan, yummy!

June H. February 15, 2011

AWESOME RECIPE! I've used this for years, I have no idea why its never been rated. Very straight forward and easy to understand. The result is perfectly dense, wonderfully whipped mousse.

Sophia Foley June 30, 2010

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