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Rich chocolate mousse

Recipe from: 8/1/2007 12:00:00 AM
Ingredients 9
Servings 6
Time 30


  • 200
    dark chocolate
  • 250
    semi-sweet wine
  • 30
  • 5
    vanilla essence
  • 6
    eggs, seperated
  • 45
    castor sugar
  • 15
    lemon juice
  • To serve:
  • grated white chocolate and whipped cream


1. Melt chocolate in the wine in the upper part of a double boiler over boiling water.
2. Add brandy and vanilla essence, remove from heat.
3. Beat egg yolks until fluffy. Add to melted chocolate. Return to heat, then stir over low heat until the mixture just thickens. Remove from heat, cool slightly.
4. Beat egg whites, gradually adding sugar and lemon juice.
5. Fold one-third of beaten egg white into chocolate mixture into remaining egg white mixture.
6. Put into one large glass bowl or 6 individual serving bowls and refrigerate for at least 2 hours. Top with grated white chocolate or hundreds and thousands. Serve with whipped cream.

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