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Chocolate Mousse

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  • 1 2/3 cups heavy cream
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 4 egg whites
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 6 ounces bittersweet chocolate (melted and cooled)
  • chocolate shavings (to garnish)
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    NutritionView More

    Sodium17% DV410mg
    Fat91% DV59g
    Protein16% DV8g
    Carbs20% DV60g
    Fiber12% DV3g
    Calories770Calories from Fat530
    Total Fat59g91%
    Saturated Fat36g180%
    Trans Fat
    Calories from Fat530
    Total Carbohydrate60g20%
    Dietary Fiber3g12%
    Vitamin A35%
    Vitamin C2%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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    Rachel Smith 2 months ago
    Too much salt and the eggs wouldn’t peak
    Rui Reis a year ago
    quite tricky to do as the recipe follows... as the chocolate hardens in contact woth the whites... normally u fold whites in chocolate, not other way around
    Amanda K. a year ago
    There’s too much salt in this recipe I cut the salt in half
    Vicky T. 2 years ago
    I melted more chocolate so it was darker and added a touch of liquor
    Hallmark 2 years ago
    Super quick and easy and so decadent, light and airy!
    rob mccoy 2 years ago
    Make sure you let the chocolate cool a bit before adding it to the egg mixture or it might seize up on you.
    Melissa P. 2 years ago
    It was really good but 4 servings is a bonkers thing to say for this recipe. It makes a lot!!!
    Agho 2 years ago
    It turned out great! I used Andes Mints instead of normal chocolate to add a minty kick to it. I made a double batch so I used less salt and didn’t add sugar since the Andes Mints were already sweetened. Definitely will make it again.
    Michea Alexis 2 years ago
    Not sure what I did wrong. It turned out a bit more salty then I prefer and it wasn’t as stiff as it should have been.
    Mirza 2 years ago
    Absolutely delicious. As someone who doesn't have much cooking experience it was easy to make. I used a mix of 60 and 70% chocolate but I think next time I used either all 70% or majority 70%
    Solomon Tomkinson 2 years ago
    Turned out wonderfully, and everyone asked me to make it again.
    Belinda Queenan 2 years ago
    Perfect! Lovely texture and not too sweet. Just right!
    Valerie H. 2 years ago
    Very rich for so little sugar, but amazing!
    max s. 3 years ago
    very easy to make and everyone enjoys the nice light fluffy treat, this is a great win
    Sue S. 4 years ago
    Fabulous dessert but would make 8 servings rather than 4 as us very rich. Top with a swirl of whipped cream & shaved chocolate for contrast of texture. Will be on my list of favourites!!
    Maria M. 4 years ago
    Love it wasn't too rich. I left out the sugar as the dark chocolate was already sweet . 😊😊😊😊😊😊
    Ethan R. 4 years ago
    This was a very easy recipe, and the chocolate mousse was tasty! I cut the amount of sugar in half and added kahlua instead of vanilla extract for extra flavor. However, the color of this mousse was closer to gray instead of chocolate brown. Also, it is absolutely necessary that you cool the chocolate at room temperature. If you try to cool it in the fridge or freezer, it will clump up in your mousse and mess up the consistency. In addition, make sure the chocolate is fully incorporated into the meringue before adding the "cold" whipped cream to avoid consistency problems as well. My mousse wasn't as smooth as I liked because I tried to take a short cut and cool the chocolate faster even though I knew better. However, that was my fault and not the recipe's.
    Angela B. 4 years ago
    The best dessert recipe ever! I only had semisweet chocolate so I cut down the sugar by a lot (I think you could almost eliminate it altogether if using sweetened chocolate, and if you don't like your desserts sweet)
    Sasha R. 4 years ago
    My family loved my mousse!! It was the best mousse I have ever made! 10/10 recommend! Best cooking app!
    Jade Gonzalez 5 years ago
    this looks so easy and it was my family loved it when i made it for family movie night and plus i used whipped cream instead of chocolate shaving and its was more fluffy and had a smoother taste and it was very rich.

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