Melt the chocolate in a double boiler. Reserve at room temperature. In a saucepan, add 4 ounces heavy cream and 1-ounce butter, heat until butter is melted. Reserve. In a mixing bowl, add the egg yolks and whisk in the heavy cream and butter mixture, whisk until blended well. Then pour back into saucepan. Place on a low heat, heat until it thickens, be careful not to boil and not to curdle the yolks (making a creme anglaise). Let cool. Place the chocolate into a mixer with a paddle blade, add the creme anglaise, add the warm heavy cream, whip until cool. Fold in the soft peak cream until smooth (about 15 seconds). Place in a tightly covered plastic container, refrigerate overnight. Serve with crispy phyllo and raspberry sauce.;
In food processor, combine the raspberries, sugar, and lemon juice. Process to blend. Strain through a fine mesh sieve to remove seeds. Transfer to a sealed container. The sauce may be refrigerated for 2 to 3 days, or frozen up to a month.;
CHOCOLATE PHYLLO LAYERS (FOR MOUSSE):
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. In a saucepan melt the butter. Remove from the heat and stir in cocoa powder. Take a sheet of phyllo pastry dough and brush with butter/cocoa mixture. Then sprinkle with granulated sugar and add another sheet of phyllo on top. Continue to layer the phyllo and brush with butter/cocoa mixture until 5 layers have been assembled. Place the phyllo layers between 2 pieces of parchment, then sandwich the paper/phyllo between 2 sheet pans. Place in oven and bake for 9 minutes or until crisp. May take longer in a conventional oven. Remove from the oven and let cool. Then remove the parchment paper and break up the phyllo into abstract pieces. On 4 plates, layer the mousse the phyllo then mousse, etc. until 3 layers are complete. Then drizzle the raspberry sauce around the mousse and garnish mint and fresh raspberrries.
This recipe was provided by a chef, restaurant or culinary professional. It has not been tested for home use.
Recipe courtesy of Erik and Amy Blauberg, "21" Club, New York, NY