Thursday, 30 September 2010

chocolate mousse

This is my go-to chocolate mousse recipe. It's quick, simple and really delicious. I got the recipe from my mom, who got it from... I don't know. I have adapted it a bit from my mom's original handwritten copy; I use very strong coffee instead of orange juice or some kind of other liquid, which could for example be cognac or whiskey or any other kind of liquor that goes well with chocolate.

100 grams chocolate (70 % cocoa)
2 tbs strong coffee
3 eggs
3 tbs sugar
2 dl cream

Melt the chocolate with the coffee and let it cool down. Whip egg yolks with sugar. Add the chocolate. Whip egg whites until stiff. Whip the cream. Carefully mix it all together. Put it in the fridge for a couple of hours.

Yield: 5 cocktail glasses


  1. This looks like the recipe I use, except I normally use coffee and cognac.

  2. Denne tror jeg er overkommelig å lage. Nam! Lekkert bilde. Må ha må ha....

  3. Jeg har aldri laget en sånn dessert selv før. Men nå vil jeg prøve. Ser godt ut! :D

  4. Mmmm, dette så godt ut! Og et nydelig bilde! God helg, Astrid. :-)



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