Chocolate Mousse

Preparation info

  • 4

    • Difficulty


    • Ready in

      15 min

Appears in

Mrs Beeton's All About Cookery

By Isabella Beeton

Published 1861

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  • 4 eggs
  • 4 oz. plain or vanilla chocolate (sweetened)


Melt the chocolate with 1 tablesp. water (or black coffee) in a pan over a very low heat. Stir until smooth. Meanwhile separate the eggs and beat the yolks. Stir the melted chocolate into the yolks. Whip the whites very stiff and fold them into the chocolate. Make sure they are perfectly blended. Turn into a serving dish, or 4 individual dishes and leave to cool. Unless in a hurry, it is