Dark Chocolate Mousse

29 Ratings
  • prep time 0 min
  • total time 0 min
  • serves 4
Dark Chocolate Mousse

This mousse is meant for eating right out of the bowl, not for piping or filling cakes. Its richness is sinful, but you have to let yourself have just one more bite!

Chocolate, Dessert, Quick and Easy, Valentine's Day

Anna Olson Courtesy of: Anna Olson Sugar


Dark Chocolate Mousse

8 ounces bittersweet or semisweet chocolate, chopped

5 tablespoons water

2 tablespoons unsalted butter, room temperature

1 tablespoon sour cream, room temperature

5 egg, separated

dash of salt

1 tablespoon sugar

To Assemble


Dark Chocolate Mousse

1. Melt chocolate with water, directly on low heat, stirring until smooth and shiny. Remove from heat and stir in butter and sour cream until melted.

2. Stir in egg yolks, one at a time, mixing gently and slowly.

3. Whip whites with salt to soft peaks, adding sugar once whites become foamy. Fold into chocolate mixture in thirds.

4. Pour into a serving dish or individual cups.

To Assemble

1. Chill for at least 3 hours before serving.

See more: Chocolate, Dessert, Quick and Easy, Valentine's Day

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