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Mom’s famous chocolate mousse + video!

on 06/01/2016

This recipe is from ย my mother. She has had a lot of success with it, for more than 25 years! Whenever there was a dinner party @ my parent’s house, there was the famous chocolate mousse! ๐Ÿ˜‰ Ooh yes! MMM!

airy mousse

I love this recipe because, it is utterly delicious, you can prepare it beforehand & it is so easy to make too. I am lactose-intelorant & there isย NO CREAMย in it! It is a little bit lighter, but has a lot of flavour! The sweetness is just right, it melts into the mouth! Itย doesn’t have EGG YOLKSย either,ย that can make the mousse a bit heavier. You can serve this with some seasonal fruit on top, if you want, but the dessert itself doesn’t need it. ๐Ÿ™‚

Amber said: ”ย Oh my gosh YESSSSS! This is the dessert I have been missing. The fact that itโ€™s dairy free and looks just as yummy as a cream-based dessert is just so amazing!!! Please make this for me.ย ๐Ÿ™‚ “

For the video, read on,…

YUM!

 

For 4 persons

Recipe:

3 egg whites, (use the 3 egg yolks for a fancy omelet, I did! ๐Ÿ™‚

100 gr. dark chocolate, at least 72%.

3 levelled tablespoons of fine white sugar (44 gr)

Method:

1. Break chocolate into smaller pieces & place into a metallic bowl & put this onto a pot of boiling water. Fill the pot with a thin layer of water. The water mustn’t touch the metallic bowl. this is called: au bain mari. Stir & let the chocolate melt completely.

2. Put egg whites in bowl of your Kenwood Major & whisk egg whites until stiff. You know when they are ready when you can put the stiff egg whites in the bowl upside down! It took me 1 minute on full-speed, that is speed 6 on my Kenwood major. Turn machine back on & add sugar gradually.ย Whisk again until the sugar is all mixed in. This only took the machine 30 seconds. This is my lovely Kenwood Major:

Kenwood Major

4. When the chocolate has been melted, turn heat off. Add spoonfuls of the melted chocolate to the egg whites. Fold gently together with a metallic spoon because you don’t want to push out the air that you have gathered! See that everything is well mixed, also on the sides & bottom of your big bowl.

5. Spoon into lovely ramekins & put into the fridge for a few hours to stiff up.

Enjoy, sweeties! xxxย 

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You can also find this lovely recipe here on Instructables:ย http://www.instructables.com/id/Famous-Chocolate-Mousse/

It has been viewed up till now already 501 times & has been a favorite 32 times! Ooh yes! It has already 8 comments! ๐Ÿ™‚ย 

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48 responses to “Mom’s famous chocolate mousse + video!

  1. julia says:

    Dear Sohie, your mum’s recipe is delicious ! wish you also a happy, hopeful, courageous 2016 with a lots of recipes on Facebook .

  2. Sounds delicious! I usually make mine with egg yolks too otherwise I never know what to make with them ๐Ÿ˜‰

    • Sophie33 says:

      ahaaaa! I made a fancy omelet today with the 3 leftover egg yolks! It was rich but super yummy too! ๐Ÿ™‚

  3. sewloveable says:

    It looks so good!

  4. Angie@Angie's Recipes says:

    It looks divine!

  5. Lina says:

    Delicious! Chocolate mousse is my favourite dessert!

  6. Looks super yum..mother recipes are always best

  7. Amber says:

    Oh my gosh YESSSSS! This is the dessert I have been missing. The fact that it’s dairy free and looks just as yummy as a cream-based dessert is just so amazing.

    Please make the for me. ๐Ÿ™‚

  8. roytanusree says:

    Super Yummy!This is my favourite ..:)

  9. KerryCan says:

    It sounds wonderful . . . and not difficult to make! Yay!

  10. Koko says:

    Oooh I love a good tried and true family recipe. This looks soooo delicious!

  11. Sheryl says:

    This looks awesome. I was amazed how easy it is to make.

  12. This is gorgeous! I wish I had some now. If it didn’t have to chill I’d probably get up out of bed and make it, it looks that good!

  13. fineeating says:

    This is very good use of a relatively small portion of good quality chocolate, I can’t wait to try it!

  14. Mmmm, sounds delicious.

  15. Ooo a Mum’s recipes are always great! Looks fantastic for an easy dessert – maybe with a side of strawberries and shortcake ๐Ÿ™‚ x

  16. This mousse looks really lovely. I’ve never seen one without cream, but I’ll bet this is delicious!

  17. Sean & Linda says:

    We made your lovely mom’s mousse! It was just so easy to prepare & so delicious amazing in the mouth! No cream, yes! x

  18. Mark Norburn says:

    Fine white sugar. is that powdered sugar? or just plain granulated sugar?

  19. Though I do not have dairy or egg intolerance (anymore) I have friends that do. I will be delighted to be able to serve this to them when they come to visit. Thank you for supplying the recipe.

  20. […] You can find the original recipe in my archives here! […]

  21. Cristina says:

    Delicioso!!

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