Top-secret chocolate mousse from Around My French Table: More Than 300 Recipes from My Home to Yours by Dorie Greenspan

  • heavy cream
  • eggs
  • dark chocolate

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  • Lepa on February 14, 2020

    This was simple, rich and delicious. It makes four small servings (you only need a couple of spoonfuls)!

  • Jane on March 15, 2016

    I was in a rush when making this so I maybe added the egg yolks when the chocolate was a bit warm as it became very solid. Though the reviews on suggest it also seizes when the chocolate is cool. To get it smooth I had to really whisk in the egg whites rather than folding so I lost a lot of the volume (it now served 3 rather than 4). Tasted good but probably not as fluffy as intended.

  • Emily Hope on December 03, 2010

    Deep chocolate flavor and not as heavy as many mousses because there isn't any cream in the recipe. A great recipe for a last-minute dessert, though I do like to leave it to chill for a while in the fridge if there's time.

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