Since I started blogging almost three years ago, my children
got used to the fact that, most of the time, we wait for the pictures... and then
That’s not always possible.
Not when you have this super
rich, velvety chocolate mousse involved.
So please, accept my apologies for the final product
I shot them in a hurry on this very Valentine’s Day.
Nobody wanted to wait for the pictures… they said they
waited for the mousse to set overnight!
I slightly adapted the recipe from Classic Desserts… one of
the oldest books on my kitchen bookshelf… It’s always such a joy to have this mousse, especially when you share
it with your Valentine…
Chocolate Mousse |
Ingredients for 6 portions
8 oz semi sweet baking chocolate (I used Ghirardelli),
broken into pieces
6 eggs, the yolks separated from the whites
Put the chocolate in a saucepan with the butter and water.
Cook over very low heat until the mixture becomes a smooth paste. Off the heat,
work in the egg yolks, one by one, using a wooden spoon. Then, add the rum and
stir. Pour the chocolate mixture into a big bowl. Beat the egg whites with an
electric mixer, until they stand in stiff peaks, then fold them into the
chocolate mixture. Pour the mousse into Martini glasses and live them overnight
in the refrigerator.
To print the recipe click here
Etiquetas: chocolate, dessert, French cuisine, rum liquors