Luscious Chocolate Mousse | Elegant Dessert
Picture this: You’re hosting an elegant dinner party, and you want to end the evening on a sweet note that leaves your guests in awe. That’s where our luscious chocolate mousse comes in. This dessert is the epitome of indulgence, with its velvety texture and rich cocoa flavor. It’s a true showstopper that will elevate any occasion.
- 1 cup of high-quality dark chocolate
- 1/4 cup of unsalted butter
- 1/4 cup of granulated sugar
- 4 large eggs, separated
- 1 teaspoon of pure vanilla extract
- A pinch of salt
- 1 cup of heavy cream
- 2 tablespoons of powdered sugar
- Chocolate shavings for garnish
- Melt the dark chocolate and butter together in a heatproof bowl over simmering water until smooth. Let it cool slightly.
- Whisk the egg yolks, granulated sugar, and vanilla extract until pale and creamy. Slowly fold in the melted chocolate mixture.
- In a separate bowl, beat the egg whites with a pinch of salt until stiff peaks form. Gently fold the egg whites into the chocolate mixture until fully combined.
- In another bowl, whip the heavy cream and powdered sugar until it holds stiff peaks.
- Divide the mousse into serving glasses and refrigerate for at least 4 hours or until set.
- Garnish with chocolate shavings before serving.
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Yield: 6 servings
This luscious chocolate mousse is a decadent dessert that will impress your guests with its rich, velvety texture and intense cocoa flavor.
Nutritional Information (per serving): Calories: 380 | Fat: 28g | Carbohydrates: 27g | Fiber: 2g | Protein: 5g
Imagine your guests’ delight as they savor every spoonful of this exquisite chocolate mousse. It’s the perfect ending to a memorable meal, leaving everyone with smiles on their faces. So, the next time you’re aiming for an elegant dessert that wows, remember our Luscious Chocolate Mousse. Bon appétit!