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Julia Child's Chocolate Mousse

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Category: Desserts, Chocolate

 Ingredients List

  • 8 oz Sweet or semi sweet baking
  • -chocolate, melted with
  • 1/4 c Strong coffee
  • 3 oz Unsalted butter (6 Tb)
  • 3 Egg yolks
  • 1 c Heavy cream (make sure it's
  • -the heavy variety)
  • 3 Egg whites
  • 1/4 c Instant (finely ground)
  • -sugar


Whipped cream

Beat the soft butter into the smoothly melted chocolate. One by one, beat
in the egg yolks. Beat the cream over ice until it leaves light traces on
the surface. Beat the egg whites until they form soft peaks. While beating,
sprinkle in the sugar by spoonfuls and continue beating until stiff shining
peaks are formed. Scrape the chocolate mixture down the side of the
egg-white bowl, and delicately fold in the whipped cream. Turn the mousse
into attractive serving bowls. Cover and chill several hours. You may wish
to decorate the mousse with swirls of whipped cream, or to pass whipped
cream separately.

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