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Chocolate Mousse

Chef James Beard's Famous Chocolate Mousse Recipe

James Beard's chocolate mousse is a rich, dairy-free and smooth dessert. This chocolate mousse is a combination of rich chocolate and dark coffee. It is equal parts chocolaty and heavenly.
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Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 25 mins
Total Time 35 mins
Course Chef's Delight
Cuisine American
Servings 10 People
Calories 680 kcal

Equipment

  • Bowl

Ingredients
  

  • 6 ounces Chopped Bittersweet Chocolate
  • 3 Large Eggs
  • cup Confectioner's Sugar
  • ¾ cup Extra Virgin Oil
  • ¼ cup Brewed Espresso
  • 2 tbsp Liqueur

Instructions
 

  • Melt the chocolate over a double boiler and allow it to cool to room temperature.
  • Beat the egg yolks and sugar in the bowl of an electric mixer on high speed until light and lemon yellow in color.
  • Reduce the mixer speed to low and add the olive oil in a slow, steady stream.
  • Once the olive oil has been incorporated, add the melted chocolate, espresso, and liqueur.
  • Mix on low speed until combined.
  • In a separate bowl, whip the egg whites until they form medium peaks.
  • Fold the whites thoroughly into the chocolate mixture and refrigerate until set, at least 3 hours.

Nutrition

Calories: 680kcalCarbohydrates: 65gProtein: 11gFat: 45gCholesterol: 225mgSodium: 178mgPotassium: 290mg
Keyword American, Chef James Beard's Famous Chocolate Mousse
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