Heavens Chocolate Mousse

Recipe by Courtly
READY IN: 30mins
SERVES: 6-8
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 8
    ounces semisweet baking chocolate, coarsely chopped
  • 12
    cup water, divided
  • 2
    tablespoons butter (no substitutes)
  • 3
    egg yolks
  • 2
    tablespoons sugar
  • 1 14
    cups whipping cream, whipped

DIRECTIONS

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