So good chocolate mousse

Your family will love this traditional so good chocolate mousse! It is perfect for any holiday or romantic dinner and is made ahead of time.
So good Chocolate Mousse Ingredients
3 eggs, separated (room temperature) You can pasteurize them by boiling them for one minute.
1/2 cup heavy cream (very cold)
4 oz good quality bittersweet chocolate
Chocolate Ganache
8 oz good quality bittersweet chocolate
8 oz heavy cream

Method So good chocolate mousse

How to make so good chocolate mousse.
Melt the chocolate over a double boiler. Set aside to cool.
In a mixing bowl, whip the egg whites until still peaks form
In another mixing bowl, whip the cream until still peaks form.
Mix the egg yolks with a fork in yet another large bowl. Add the melted chocolate and stir to combine. Add a small amount of the egg whites and fold with a spatula to combine. Add the rest of the egg whites and fold with a spatula to combine. Add the whipped cream and fold with a spatula to combine. Place mousse in refrigerator to set up a bit.
At Christmastime, this is the mousse to use for the Yule Log.

About Elizabeth Dougherty

Elizabeth Dougherty has been cooking and writing about food intensively for more than ten years. She is the fourth generation of chefs and gourmet grocers in her family with her mother, Francesca Esposito and grandmother, Carmella being major influences in her early cooking years. As a teenager, her family sent her to Europe where she became focused on French and Italian cuisine. She survived a year and half of culinary tutelage under a maniacal Swiss-German chef and is a graduate of NYIT, Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelor’s degree in Hospitality, Business and Labor Relations. Food Nation Radio has won two news awards for content. Broadcasting LIVE each week, nationwide, on FoodNationRadio.com and on stations around the country.

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