Monday, September 19, 2011

Belgian Chocolate Mousse


One of the easiest yet sophisticated dessert that you can make if you have good chocolate (which I do now J!!!!) is a chocolate mousse. Is a definite crowd pleaser and can be made ahead of time and also its eggless.. Not that I made it for a crowd, I simply was trying to satiate my chocolate craving on a Sunday afternoon J

Chocoholics will love this!! The mousse is rich, smooth & feels like silk…



Ingredients

250gms Bitter sweet Chocolate
40gms Powdered Sugar
75gms Butter
½ teaspoon Vanilla Extract
1 teaspoon white rum
1 1/2 cup heavy cream (I used Amul fresh cream)

Method:

·         In a large bowl, set over a saucepan of simmering water, melt the chocolate and butter and stir until smooth. Remove from the saucepan and switch off the heat.
·         In a bowl, whip up the cream until it just holds stiff peaks.
·         Fold the whipped cream into the chocolate mixture, add the rum & vanilla extract fold gently but thoroughly. Transfer to10 small glasses ramekins & place it in the refrigerator.
·         Let the mousse set in the fridge for at least an hour before serving.


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