This CheeseCake Factory Chocolate Mousse Recipe is a decadent and rich dessert that is perfect for any chocolate lover. With a velvety smooth texture and intense chocolate flavor, this mousse is sure to impress your guests. It is also easy to make and requires only a few simple ingredients.

Preparation time: 20 minutes | Cooking Time: 10 minutes | Total Time: 30 minutes | Serves: 4


  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 8 oz semisweet chocolate, chopped
  • 2 tbsp sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 egg yolks
  • 2 egg whites
  • Pinch of salt


  1. In a small saucepan, heat the heavy cream until it is hot but not boiling.
  2. Remove from heat and add the chopped chocolate, stirring until smooth.
  3. Stir in the sugar and vanilla extract.
  4. In a separate bowl, whisk the egg yolks. Slowly add a small amount of the chocolate mixture to the yolks, whisking constantly to temper the eggs.
  5. Return the yolk mixture to the saucepan and cook over low heat, stirring constantly, until thickened.
  6. In a clean bowl, beat the egg whites with a pinch of salt until stiff peaks form.
  7. Gently fold the egg whites into the chocolate mixture until well combined.
  8. Pour the mousse into serving dishes and refrigerate for at least 2 hours before serving.
  9. Garnish with whipped cream and chocolate shavings, if desired.

Nutrition Information:

Calories: 350 || Carbohydrates: 25g || Protein: 5g || Fat: 25g

What I Love About This Recipe?

  1. The rich and intense chocolate flavor
  2. The velvety smooth texture
  3. Easy to make with simple ingredients
  4. Impressive dessert for guests
  5. Can be made ahead of time

What To Avoid While Making this Recipe?

  1. Avoid overheating the cream
  2. Be careful when tempering the eggs to prevent scrambling
  3. Do not skip refrigerating the mousse, as it needs time to set
  4. Avoid overmixing the egg whites to maintain a light and airy texture
  5. Do not let the mousse sit out at room temperature for too long before serving

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