Ghirardelli Chocolate Mousse


Made with 60% Ghirardelli chocolate, this delicate flavorful mousse makes for a great dessert.

Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
5 mins
Additional Time:
2 hrs
Total Time:
2 hrs 25 mins
10 servings


  • 2 cups heavy cream

  • 2 (4 ounce) Ghirardelli 60% Cacao Bittersweet Chocolate Baking Bars, broken or chopped into 1-inch pieces

  • 4 eggs, at room temperature

  • 2 tablespoons white sugar


  1. Whip the cream to form light peaks. Set aside in the refrigerator.

  2. Melt the chopped chocolate in a large mixing bowl set over barely simmering water.

  3. Meanwhile, whip the eggs with the sugar until very fluffy and thick, about 10 minutes. Quickly stir the beaten eggs into the melted chocolate, then fold in the whipped cream.

  4. Pour or spoon mixture into cups or bowls, and chill until firm, about 2 hours.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

318 Calories
28g Fat
16g Carbs
5g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 10
Calories 318
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 28g 36%
Saturated Fat 17g 84%
Cholesterol 140mg 47%
Sodium 46mg 2%
Total Carbohydrate 16g 6%
Total Sugars 11g
Protein 5g
Vitamin C 0mg 2%
Calcium 42mg 3%
Iron 0mg 2%
Potassium 63mg 1%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.