Chocolate Mousse, Eggless Chocolate Mousse
by Tarla Dalal
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Whether kids, teens or adults, almost everybody loves chocolate, and hence this mousse too! The luscious dark chocolate and the contrasting whipped cream together make it a temptation hard to resist. What is more, this mousse is also one of the easiest to prepare.
Just make sure that you use the right dark chocolate to ensure the best taste and colour. As far as possible, try not to store the chocolate in the fridge; else, bring it to room temperature before using in this recipe. Serve chilled with an elegant garnish of whipped cream.
Serve this mousse along with Cashew Biscuits , Walnut Ganache Cookies or Chocolaty, Coconut, Peanut and Orange Cookies and Fruit Brochettes , Fresh Fruits with Coconut Cream Sauce or Fruit Compote on special occasions like Christmas , Thanksgiving , Valentine's Day and Children's Day .
- Combine the chocolate and milk in a microwave safe bowl and microwave on high for 30 seconds. Remove and mix well until no lumps remain.
- Strain the mixture using a sieve and keep aside.
- Combine the sugar and ¾ cup beaten whipped cream in a deep bowl and fold gently.
- Add the chocolate–milk mixture and fold gently.
- Add the vanilla essence and honey and fold gently.
- Pour equal quantities of the mixture into 4 individual bowls / glasses and refrigerate for atleast 1 to 2 hours or till the mousse sets.
- Top each bowl / glass with ¼ cup of whipped cream and garnish with chocolate and serve chilled.
- You can also melt the chocolate-milk mixture on a double boiler.
- Rich mint chocolate mousse
- At step 5, instead of vanilla essence, add 2 tsp of peppermint essence, mix well and proceed as per the recipe.
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We have used chopped chocolate for this recipe, as it melts easier and faster.
Readymade beaten whipped cream is also available in tubs in many stores, but nothing like the homemade one.
In a large bowl add the unbeaten whipped cream.
With the help of a hand-held electric beater start whisking on low speed, then increase the speed to medium-high until soft or stiff peaks form. Do not over beat the whipped cream as it can turn into butter. Keep aside.
Beaten whipped cream tastes delicious with fresh fruits.
Take the chocolate in a microwave safe bowl.
Add milk to it and microwave on HIGH for 30 seconds. You can also melt the chocolate-milk mixture on a double boiler if you do not have a microwave.
Remove and mix well until no lumps remain.
Strain the chocolate-milk mixture using a sieve. This helps in getting a smooth mixture. Keep aside.
Add sugar to the beaten whipped cream. Beaten whipped cream is an essential ingredient in mousse making, it adds volume and smoothness to the product while chocolate or strawberry or whatever other flavouring you choose, adds depth to it.
Add the melted chocolate-milk mixture. See that it is not hot or else the cream will melt.
Add vanilla essence and honey.
Now gently fold to mix.
Pour equal quantities of the mixture into individual glasses and refrigerate for atleast 1 to 2 hours or till the mousse sets.
To serve, top each glass with ¼ cup of whipped cream and garnish with chocolate and serve chilled.
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