Recipe: Easy Chocolate Mousse

Updated: Jan 17, 2011, 10:20 AM IST

Try out this easy to make recipe.


2 Squares (1 oz eaach) semisweet chocolate
chopped coarsely
1 Square (1 oz) unsweetened chocolate
chopped coarsely
3 tb Brandy, dark rum or strong coffee
2 Eggs
1/3 c Sugar
1/8 Tsp Salt
2/3 c Heavy cream


A light mousse; the blender method (recipe follows) makes a darker, denser mousse. whipped cream for garnish (optional).In small heavy suacepan over low heat, melt chocolates with the brandy.

Stir until smooth; set aside. In a small bowl, beat eggs, sugar and salt until fluffy. Add cream; beat until mixture mounds slightly.

Beat in chocolate mixture until well blended. Spoon into serving bowl, 4 glasses or dessert dishes.

Chill.Garnish with whipped cream.

Blender method:

In blender whirl eggs, sugar and salt 45 seconds or until frothy.

Add cream; blend 10 seconds. Add chocolate mixture; blend until smooth. Proceed as above.