Chocolate and Chilli mousse – France

Chocolate and Chilli mousse
Nutrition Information
  • Serving size: 100g
  • Calories: 202 kcal
  • Fat: 19 grams
  • Saturated fat: 11 grams
  • Carbohydrates: 24 grams
  • Sugar: 5.1 grams
  • Sodium: 0.5 grams
  • Fiber: 0.9 grams
  • Protein: 11 grams
Recipe type: Dessert
Cuisine: French
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The name mousse is from French with the literal translation of foam. In this recipe the famous combination of chocolate and chilli is combined with a classical dessert to provide something rather spectacular. Absolutely fab when served as a dessert to round off any special meal
  • Dark chocolate, (broken into small pieces) - 125 grams
  • Cocoa powder – 2 tablespoons
  • Red chilli powder – 1 teaspoon
  • Large eggs - 2 (yolks and whites separated)
  • Caster sugar – 1 tablespoon
  1. Melt the chocolate in a microwave or over a double boiler in a glass bowl. Allow to cool slightly
  2. Mix the cocoa and chili powders (in a jug) and add 50 ml of hot water. Mix into a paste
  3. Add the paste to the melted chocolate and mix well
  4. Beat the egg yolks and add to the bowl containing the chocolate mixture. Place over a pot of gently simmering water and stir continuously until the mixture has thickened
  5. Whisk the egg whites until stiff and now add the sugar. Whisk once again, until the mixture has a glossy sheen. Fold his into the melted chocolate mixture
  6. Divide into ramekins and chill in the refrigerator until set
  7. Serve
Keywords: Chocolate chilli mousse

Serves: 2 - 4 portions