"Instant" Chocolate Mousse

Ingredients

1 pound Fine-quality bittersweet chocolate
2 tablespoons Dark rum or other liqueur (optional)
1/2 cup Sugar

Preparation

1
Cut the chocolate finely and set aside.
2
In a saucepan, bring the cream to a boil and remove from heat. Add the chocolate and let stand a few minutes; whisk smooth and pour into a large bowl. Whisk in the liqueur and cool to room temperature.
3
In a mixing bowl, combine egg whites and sugar and place over a pan of simmering water, whisking constantly, until egg whites are hot and sugar is dissolved. Whip on mixer until cooled and risen in volume - do not overbeat until egg whites are dry.
4
Fold meringue into chocolate mixture, and place in bowls or glasses. Garnish with chocolate shavings just before serving.
5
This recipe yields 4 to 6 servings.

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Yield:

4.0 servings

Added:

November 30, 2009

Creator:

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