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Mousse Au Chocolat (Plain Chocolate Mousse)

Author: Becky
A simple, easy French dessert recipe, this Brandy Spiked Chocolate Mousse is an indulgent dessert that's perfect for a party.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 0 mins
Chilling Time 3 hrs
Course Dessert
Cuisine French
Servings 4
Calories 713 kcal


  • 250 g Plain Dark Chocolate
  • 4 tbsp Brandy
  • 5 Eggs separated
  • 100 g Caster Sugar
  • 150 ml Double Cream


  • Melt the chocolate and brandy together over a low heat.
  • In a separate bowl, whisk the egg yolks with the sugar until thick and creamy. Add the melted chocolate and mix until combined.
  • Whip the double cream in a separate bowl until it thickens. Add to the chocolate.
  • Whisk the egg whites until they form soft peaks. Carefully fold into the chocolate mixture to ensure the air stays in them.
  • Place your mousse into small serving bowls.
  • Chill the mousse for 2-3 hours until it has set.

Nutrition Estimate

Calories: 713kcalCarbohydrates: 55gProtein: 13gFat: 46gSaturated Fat: 26gPolyunsaturated Fat: 2gMonounsaturated Fat: 14gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 258mgSodium: 105mgPotassium: 552mgFiber: 7gSugar: 40gVitamin A: 873IUVitamin C: 1mgCalcium: 101mgIron: 8mg
Keyword chocolate mousse with brandy, mousse chocolat, plain chocolate mousse
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