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Chocolate Mousse

An easy chocolate mousse made with chocolate and eggs
4.74 from 19 votes
Prep Time 15 mins
Chilling 2 hrs
Total Time 2 hrs 15 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine French
Servings 4
Calories 222 kcal


  • 4 eggs separated
  • 110 g plain chocolate/semi sweet up to 75% cocoa solids


  • Put the yolks in a large glass bowl and stir to combine.
  • Melt the chocolate in a bain marie or in the microwave at 50% power in 30 second bursts and allow to cool slightly.
  • Whip the egg whites to medium peaks.
  • Stir the melted chocolate into the egg yolks and combine.
  • Use a metal spoon to fold the egg whites into the chocolate mixture.
  • Divide the mixture between 4 serving dishes.
  • Chill for two hours or overnight.


To serve grate some chocolate over the top.


Calories: 222kcalCarbohydrates: 15gProtein: 7gFat: 15gSaturated Fat: 7gCholesterol: 165mgSodium: 65mgPotassium: 217mgFiber: 2gSugar: 10gVitamin A: 251IUCalcium: 42mgIron: 3mg
Keyword chocolate mousse
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