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Chocolate Mousse II

Rated as 4.32 out of 5 Stars

"This is an easy mousse that is still light, fluffy, and very tasty! Substitute hot coffee for the water for a subtle flavor difference. This recipe contains raw eggs. We recommend that pregnant women, young children, the elderly and the infirm do not consume raw eggs."
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Ingredients

15 m servings 156 cals
Original recipe yields 7 servings

Directions

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  1. Grind chocolate chips in a blender, using short pulses. Add boiling water and blend to melt the chocolate. Add egg yolks, one at a time, blending well after each.
  2. In a medium bowl, beat egg whites with electric mixer until stiff peaks form. Fold egg whites into chocolate mixture gently. Pour the mousse into wine glasses or other serving glasses and chill in refrigerator until set.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 156 calories; 10 g fat; 15.4 g carbohydrates; 4.6 g protein; 106 mg cholesterol; 88 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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Very impressive mousse! I melted the chocolate in a double boiler, because I'm paranoid about the chocolate seizing. I also whipped up a bit of cream, folded the chocolate in, and then added the...

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I had a lot of trouble folding the eggs in because by the time I beat the egg whites, the chocolate mixture had gotten too hard. If I were to attempt this again, I might melt the chocolate over...

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Very impressive mousse! I melted the chocolate in a double boiler, because I'm paranoid about the chocolate seizing. I also whipped up a bit of cream, folded the chocolate in, and then added the...

this is such an easy mousse that I didn't think it would be that good but it is AWESOME and so, so easy!!!! I recommend it, for yourself or for a dinner party, it can look as elegant and elabora...

I had a lot of trouble folding the eggs in because by the time I beat the egg whites, the chocolate mixture had gotten too hard. If I were to attempt this again, I might melt the chocolate over...

This is a wonderfully easy recipe but you would never know by the taste. My first attempt at chocolate mousse was a great success thanks to this recipe. I served it in margarita glasses and to...

20+yrs ago i first found this recipe in the 2nd or 3rd sequel to "recipes from the back of boxes...." i couldnt find my cookbook and was hunting online for awhile! so glad to find this. too ba...

THE BEST! Doesn't get any easier or more delicious. I melted the choc. chips in a bowl in the microwave.

Really quick and super easy to make, and it actually tasted quite good. I microwaved the chocolate chips and then whisked it with the hot water until smooth, less dishes that way.

I made this recipe a few times and I think it is delicious. It is fluffy and light like mousse should be, not a creamy pudding texture. If you want pudding texture, make pudding! My friends a...

This taste of this was good. But the amount of liquid seemed off. The chocolate chips didn't melt all the way. I wound up putting it in the micro for about 30 seconds each time I have made it. T...