Creamy Dark Chocolate Mousse Recipe
A Rich and delicious recipe for creamy dark chocolate mousse, great served with candy crumble and cherry topping.
1 cup bittersweet chocolate, chopped
2 Tablespoons unsalted butter
1 cup whipping cream
1/4 cup brewed espresso, cooled
3 Tablespoons brandy
3 large egg whites, at room temprature
1/8 teaspoon salt
3 Tablespoons granulated sugar
Melt the chocolate and butter in a metal bowl placed over a pot of simmering water, stirring until melted. Remove from the heat and allow to cool.
Whip the cream to soft peaks and stir in the espresso and brandy. Chill until ready to use.
In a clean bowl, whip the egg whites with the salt until foamy, then gradually add the sugar while continuing to whip the whites until they hold a soft peak when the beaters are lifted.
Fold the whipped cream quickly into the chocolate, then fold in the whites. Pour this into desired serving dishes and chill until set. or chill then pipe into serving dishes.