Homemade Chocolate Mousse

Make the perfect chocolate mousse every time with our classic French recipe!

Camille C.
Camille C.
8 minutesPrep time
No
Cook time
325 cal.Per serving

Utensils

Stovetop, Pot (small), Electric hand mixer, Spatula, Mixing bowl

recipe

Egg
Heavy cream

Step 1

Bring the eggs & cream to room temperature. Set out 2 small bowls. Separate the egg whites from the yolks into the bowls.

Baking chocolate

Step 2

Break or chop the chocolate into small pieces. Place a heat-proof bowl over a pot of simmering water. (Be sure the water does not touch the bottom of the bowl!) Add the chocolate & a pinch of sea salt to the bowl. Stir as it slowly melts.

Baking chocolate

Step 3

Remove the bowl of melted chocolate from the pot & set aside.

Egg
Sugar (granulated)

Step 4

Using a hand mixer, beat the egg whites until they form stiff white peaks. As you beat the egg whites, slowly add the sugar a spoonful at a time.

Egg
Baking chocolate
Heavy cream

Step 5

While the chocolate is still warm, add the cream. Whisk until it's incorporated. Then add the yolks. Whisk together until smooth & creamy.

Egg
Baking chocolate

Step 6

Using a rubber spatula, gently fold the egg whites into the chocolate in 3-4 additions. As you add each dollop of egg whites, fold the ingredients from the outside of the bowl inward, down & up. Spin the bowl as you continue combining the mousse in this way.

Step 7

Spoon the light & fluffy chocolate mousse into individual dessert dishes. Refrigerate for 2-4 hrs before serving. Enjoy!

Nutrition facts

Average estimated amount for one serving

Energy325 cal.
Fat21g
Carbohydrates23g
Protein9g
Fiber2g

On average, one serving of the recipe "Homemade Chocolate Mousse" contains 325 Energy, 21 g of Fat, 23 g of Carbohydrates, 9 g of Protein, 2 g of Fiber.

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Homemade Chocolate Mousse
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