Easy Dark Chocolate Mousse


Your family and friends are going to ask for more of this dark chocolate mousse!

Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
5 mins
Additional Time:
6 hrs
Total Time:
6 hrs 20 mins
8 servings


  • ¾ cup white sugar

  • 4 egg yolks

  • 6 ounces dark chocolate

  • ¾ stick butter

  • 4 egg whites

  • 1 pinch salt

  • 1 tablespoon white sugar


  1. Beat 3/4 cup sugar and egg yolks together in a bowl.

  2. Melt chocolate in a microwave-safe glass or ceramic bowl in 15-second intervals, stirring after each interval, 1 to 3 minutes. Add butter gradually and beat until smooth. Beat into the egg yolk mixture.

  3. Beat egg whites and salt together in another bowl until stiff peaks form. Sprinkle 1 tablespoon sugar over and beat for 2 minutes more. Stir egg whites slowly into chocolate bowl. Refrigerate for at least 6 hours; overnight is best.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

289 Calories
16g Fat
35g Carbs
4g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 289
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 16g 21%
Saturated Fat 9g 47%
Cholesterol 125mg 42%
Sodium 118mg 5%
Total Carbohydrate 35g 13%
Dietary Fiber 0g 1%
Total Sugars 21g
Protein 4g
Calcium 20mg 2%
Iron 1mg 4%
Potassium 101mg 2%

* 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.

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