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French Chocolate Mousse Recipe

French Chocolate Mousse Recipe

There is nothing better after a good dinner than a sweet chocolate mousse pudding. This French chocolate mousse recipe is a classic, and can be easily made at home.

homemade chocolate mousse
There are plenty of ready-made chocolate mousses out there that you can buy off the shelf in the supermarket that are tasty. But they are never quite the same as a homemade one.

easy to make chocolate mousse
This is a rich, quick and easy chocolate mousse recipe which you can happily serve up at a dinner party. This quick chocolate mousse recipe can be made up front and refrigerated until you need it.
The recipe uses 70% cacao chocolate which gives a delicious dark chocolate mousse.

simple chocolate mousse
I still find it miraculous to see what a variety of foods you can make with eggs. This easy mousse recipe uses raw eggs so you need to make sure you are using pasteurized eggs. The result is a simple chocolate mousse recipe that will have you drooling.

chocolate pudding dessert
Serve up the chocolate mousse with some whipped cream for some complete decadence.

How to make chocolate mousse

French Chocolate Mousse Recipe

French Chocolate Mousse Recipe

This easy French Chocolate Mousse recipe makes a perfect finish to any dinner. Deliciously rich and tasty it will be the highlight to the evening.

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Additional Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 15 minutes


  • 120g Chocolate (70% cocoa +), broken into small pieces
  • 65ml full cream
  • 4 eggs, separated
  • 40g sugar


  1. Separate the eggs into yokes and whites.
  2. Slowly melt the chocolate over some warm water. Do not boil the water but let it melt slowly in a glass bowl if you have one.
  3. Heat the cream in a saucepan. Do not let it boil. When the chocolate has melted, add the warm cream and stir it in completely. Then add the egg yokes and mix carefully by hand.
  4. Beat the egg whites with a mixer and slowly add the sugar, tablespoon by tablespoon, until you have firm peaks.
  5. Finally, fold the egg white and sugar mixture into the chocolate with a spatula.
  6. Then refrigerate the mix for a few hours before serving.

Nutrition Information:



Serving Size:


Amount Per Serving: Calories: 326 Total Fat: 20g Saturated Fat: 11g Trans Fat: 0g Unsaturated Fat: 7g Cholesterol: 211mg Sodium: 99mg Carbohydrates: 29g Net Carbohydrates: 0g Fiber: 1g Sugar: 26g Sugar Alcohols: 0g Protein: 9g
This nutrition information was automatically calculated by Nutritionix, but may not be 100% accurate.
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