Chocolaton (Cuban Chocolate Mousse)

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READY IN: 1hr 17mins
SERVES: 6-8
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 6
    eggs (separate whites and yolks)
  • 12
    ounces semi-sweet chocolate chips (reserve a few for on top, she INSISTS that it must by Nestles)
  • 1
    cup butter
  • 34
    cup sugar
  • 1
    teaspoon vanilla
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DIRECTIONS

  • Melt the butter and chocolate chips together. This can be done on top of the stove in a double boiler, or in a microwave oven for about 1 1/2 minutes.
  • Stir the melted chocolate and melted butter together until smooth.
  • Whip the egg whites into a fluffy meringue.
  • When the meringue starts to peak, add the sugar, bit by bit.
  • Fold in the egg yolks.
  • Add the (warm) chocolate mixture and the vanilla to the meringue.
  • Gently blend together until it is completely mixed.
  • Pour into a serving bowl or individual cups.
  • Chill for at least an hour before serving.
  • Decorate with chocolate chips.
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