Hello, chocolate lovers! Today, we're sharing a recipe that will make your taste buds dance with joy. It's a dark chocolate mousse that's not only incredibly decadent and delicious but also friendly for people with coeliac disease.
- 200g of our 80.3% dark chocolate, finely chopped
- 3 large eggs, separated
- 2 tablespoons sugar
- A pinch of salt
- 240ml heavy cream
- Melt the chocolate over a double boiler, then set aside to cool slightly.
- In a large bowl, whisk the egg yolks until creamy. Gradually add the melted chocolate, whisking continuously.
- In another bowl, beat the egg whites with a pinch of salt until soft peaks form. Gradually add the sugar, continuing to beat until stiff peaks form.
- Fold the egg whites into the chocolate mixture until well combined.
- In a separate bowl, whip the heavy cream until it holds its shape. Fold this into the chocolate mixture.
- Divide the mousse among serving glasses and chill for at least 2 hours, or until set.
- And there you have it - a decadent, coeliac-friendly dark chocolate mousse that's perfect for any celebration!
Frequently Asked Questions:
Can I use milk chocolate instead of dark chocolate?
While this recipe calls for dark chocolate, you can use milk chocolate if you prefer. However, dark chocolate has less sugar and is packed with antioxidants, making it a healthier choice.
Can I make this mousse dairy-free?
Yes, you can replace the heavy cream with a dairy-free alternative like whipped coconut cream.
How long will this mousse keep in the fridge?
This dark chocolate mousse can be stored in the fridge for up to 3 days.
Can I add alcohol to this mousse?
Yes, you can add a splash of your favourite liqueur to the chocolate for an adult version of this dessert.
What can I serve with this mousse?
This mousse is delicious on its own, but you could also serve it with fresh berries, whipped cream, or a dusting of cocoa powder.