<chocolate mousse>

{04.06.09 | print}


  • semi-sweet chocolate - 3/4 lb
  • strong coffee - 1/4 cup
  • liquor (cassis, amaretto, etc...) - 1/4 cup
  • heavy cream - 1/2 cup
  • sugar - 3 tbsp
  • egg yolks - 2 large
  • egg whites - 4 large
  • salt - a pinch


whip the cream, gradually adding sugar, until stiff. beat the egg whites with the salt until you obtain stiff peaks. fold the egg whites into the whipped cream. set aside

melt the chocolate over a double boiler. stir in the coffee and alcohol. remove from the heat and stir in the egg yoks.

stir 1/3 of the egg mixture into the chocolate. fold the rest of the egg mixture in gently. refrigerate until set, about 2 hours.


original recipe from [habeasbrulee.com]