Chocolate Mousse

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Chocolate Mousse Chocolate Mousse


Servings: 4 servings
Prep Time: 5 min
Cook Time: 20 min
Difficulty: Easy

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6   (4-ounce) bars bittersweet chocolate
2/3 cup extra-strong black coffee
4   large eggs, at room temperature, separated
1 cup sugar, plus 1/2 cup
2 cup heavy cream
whipped cream for topping
shaved chocolate, for garnish
berries, for garnish


 

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Directions

Break chocolate into smaller pieces and melt on top of a double boiler. When close to being melted add coffee and stir together. 

In a separate bowl, beat 3 egg yolks and 1 cup of sugar, mixing well. Add mixture to melted chocolate and cook over heat. Stir well until sugar is dissolved. Remove from heat. Cool. 

Using a handheld electric mixer, beat 4 egg whites until they form soft peaks. Fold into chocolate mixture. 

Beat heavy cream with the remaining 1/2 cup sugar until soft peaks begin to form. Fold into chocolate mixture.

Serve in a beautiful crystal dish or glass. Garnish with dollops of fresh whipped cream, berries and shaved chocolate. 

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