Recipe courtesy of Gourmet Magazine

Chocolate Mousse

  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 25 min
  • Prep: 5 min
  • Cook: 20 min
  • Yield: 7 cups
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Ingredients

10 ounces bittersweet chocolate

1 1/2 ounces butter

5 egg yolks

1 ounce water

2 ounces sugar

5 egg whites

8 ounces heavy cream, whipped

Rum

Directions

  1. Combine the chocolate and butter and melt over a hot-water bath.
  2. Combine the egg yolks with the water and 1 ounce sugar and whisk over a hot-water bathe to 145 degrees F for 15 seconds. Remove from the heat and whip until cool.
  3. Combine the egg whites with the remaining 1 ounce sugar and whisk over a hot-water bathe to 145 degrees F. Remove the whites from the heat and beat to full volume. Continue beating until cool.
  4. Using a large rubber spatula, fold the egg whites into the egg yolks.
  5. Fold the butter-chocolate mixture into the egg mixture.
  6. Fold in the whipped cream. Add the rum, to taste.

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