Chocolate Mousse

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Chocolate Mousse

Difficulty: Beginner
Servings: 4
Best Season: Suitable throughout the year

Description

Chocolate mousse is a luxurious and airy dessert that embodies the rich, indulgent flavor of chocolate in a light and creamy texture. This classic French dessert is beloved for its elegant simplicity and the perfect balance of sweetness and bitterness.

The base of chocolate mousse typically consists of high-quality dark chocolate, which is melted and then combined with whipped egg whites or whipped cream. This process creates a smooth and silky texture that is both light and decadent. The egg whites or cream are whipped to incorporate air, giving the mousse its characteristic fluffy and airy consistency.

Additional ingredients like sugar, butter, and sometimes vanilla extract or liqueur are added to enhance the flavor and richness of the mousse. The mixture is gently folded together to maintain the airy structure and then chilled until set.

Chocolate mousse is often served in elegant glassware, such as martini glasses or ramekins, and can be garnished with a variety of toppings. Common garnishes include whipped cream, chocolate shavings, fresh berries, or a sprinkle of cocoa powder. These add both visual appeal and complementary flavors.

This dessert is perfect for special occasions or as a sophisticated end to a meal. Its combination of lightness and intense chocolate flavor makes chocolate mousse a timeless favorite that is sure to impress guests and satisfy any chocolate craving.

Ingredients

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Base

Chocolate Mousse

Glaze

Instructions

Base

  1. In a clean bowl, add in cocoa powder and hot water, mix until cocoa powder dissolved. Add in vegetable oil, cake flour, and salt, and mix until well combined. Add in egg yolks, whisk until well combined.

  2. Add sugar into the egg white, use a hand mixer, and beat until it forms soft peaks.
  3. Fold the whipped egg white into the batter until just combined.
  4. Pour the batter into the cake pan. Give it a few taps. Preheat the oven to 320℉(160℃) and bake for 30 minutes.

Chocolate Mousse

  1. In a clean bowl, mix softened gelatin with milk. Add in chocolate chips, mix until well combined. (You can use the microwave oven to help melt the chocolate chips.)

  2. Beat the heavy cream until thickened. Add in chocolate mousse mixture, mix until well combined.
  3. Wrap the bottom of the cake ring with plastic wrap. Put the cake base in first, and then the mousse mixture. Let it set in the fridge to chill until set (about 1 hour).

Glaze

  1. Dissolve the chocolate chips in warm heavy cream. Mix until smooth.

  2. When the mousse is out of the fridge, pour the chocolate glaze onto its surface and smooth the top.
  3. Keep the chocolate mousse cool in the fridge for about 1 hour.
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