Indulge in the creamy and decadent delight of a classic Mousse Dessert. This recipe is perfect for any occasion and will surely impress your guests with its silky texture and rich flavor.

Preparation time: 20 minutes | Cooking Time: 0 minutes | Total Time: 2 hours | Serves: 6


  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 150g dark chocolate, chopped
  • 3 eggs, separated
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract


  1. In a heatproof bowl, melt the chocolate over a double boiler. Set aside to cool slightly.
  2. In a separate bowl, whip the heavy cream until stiff peaks form. Set aside.
  3. In another bowl, beat the egg yolks with sugar until pale and creamy. Mix in the melted chocolate and vanilla extract.
  4. In a clean bowl, beat the egg whites until stiff peaks form. Gently fold the whipped cream into the chocolate mixture, then fold in the egg whites.
  5. Pour the mousse into individual serving dishes and chill in the refrigerator for at least 2 hours before serving.

Nutrition Information:

Calories: 320 || Total Fat: 25g || Carbohydrates: 20g || Protein: 4g

What I Love About This Recipe?

  1. The combination of rich dark chocolate and light airy mousse creates a perfect balance of flavors.
  2. It is easy to make and requires minimal ingredients.
  3. The texture of the mousse is velvety smooth and melts in your mouth.
  4. It can be made ahead of time and stored in the refrigerator until ready to serve.
  5. It is a versatile dessert that can be customized with different toppings or mix-ins.

What To Avoid While Making this Recipe?

  1. Avoid overbeating the egg whites, as this can result in a dense and deflated mousse.
  2. Ensure the melted chocolate has cooled slightly before adding it to the egg yolks to prevent curdling.
  3. Be gentle when folding the whipped cream and egg whites into the chocolate mixture to maintain the light and airy texture of the mousse.
  4. Do not skip the chilling time as this allows the mousse to set and develop its full flavor.
  5. Avoid using low-quality chocolate as it can affect the taste and texture of the mousse.

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