Basic Chocolate Mousse

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Homemade chocolate mousse is easier than you think. Read the tips before you start!




  1. Whip the heavy cream and set aside.
  2. Combine the chocolate, butter and milk in the top of a double boiler over hot, but simmering. Stir occasionally until smooth.
  3. Beat the egg yolk and add it into chocolate mixture stirring very fast, still over the heat. Remove from the heat when it starts to boil.
  4. Whip the egg white until foamy and beginning to hold a shape.
  5. Gently fold in the egg white, one-third of it each time just until incorporated.
  6. Pour this mixture slowly into the whipped heavy cream and stir.
  7. Share the mousse into individual dishes and chill at least 5 hours.
  8. Serve cold with chocolate shavings.