La Mousse Au Chocolat (Chocolate Mousse)

Recipe by BM171676
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READY IN: 1hr 15mins
SERVES: 6-8
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 6
    ounces semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 2
    tablespoons butter
  • 2
    tablespoons instant espresso (brewed)
  • 1
    tablespoon orange juice
  • 2
    egg yolks (keep egg whites)
  • 14
    cup sugar
  • 1
    cup whipping cream
  • 1
    teaspoon vanilla
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DIRECTIONS

  • Chill all mixing bowls and utensils before making the mousse to help it set up.
  • Place semi-sweet chocolate chips, butter, espresso, and orange juice in a double broiler and melt on low heat; stirring constantly until melted. Set chocolate mixture in fridge to cool.
  • Blend eggs and egg yolks with sugar at medium speed for approx 2 minutes or until thickened. Add to chocolate mixture.
  • Whip together whipping cream and vanilla until soft peaks form. Fold into the chocolate mixture and blend for 2-3 minutes. Return to fridge.
  • Beat egg whites until soft peaks form.
  • Pour chocolate mixture into a chilled large bowl and fold in beaten egg whites. Chill for 3-4 hours before serving.
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