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Mrs - Chocolate Mousse


Chocolate mousse originally from Elizabeth David recipes i believe

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  • 2 x packets boudoir biscuits
  • Strong coffee left to go cold
  • 185 g sugar
  • 185g good quality dark chocolate
  • 185g butter cut into cubes
  • 3 eggs separated
  • 250 ml Whipping cream
  • Soufle dish (or straight sided saucepan) lined with clingfilm


servings 8
Level of difficulty Average
Cost Average budget


Step 1

Place chocolate, butter and sugar in a bowl over a saucepan of simmering water.
When melted set aside to cool

Step 2

Add the egg yolks to the cooled chocolate mixture.
Whisk Egg whites until stiff and fold into the chocolate mixture.

Step 3

Lightly soak the boudoir biscuits and line the soufle dish. Scoop in the chocolate mixture, cover with a plate and refrigerate overnight

Step 4

When ready to serve turn out onto a serving dish, gently remove the clingfilm.
Whip the cream to soft peaks and pile on top.
Eat and enjoy.


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