"No man in the world has more courage than the man who can stop after eating one peanut."--Channing Pollock

Mousse au Chocolat Recipe

  Tried it? Rate this Recipe:
 

 

This recipe for Mousse au Chocolat, by , is from Generations of Good Eating, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Kristin Foster
Added: Monday, April 28, 2008

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
3 oz. sweet chocolate, broken into pieces
3 oz. semisweet chocolate, broken into pieces
6 oz. butter, cut into bits
1/4 cups half-and-half
5 large eggs, separated
3 tablespoons orange liqueur
1/4 teaspoons salt
1/2 cup sugar

Directions:
Directions:
Place the chocolate in the top of a double boiler over simmering water and stir until the chocolate melts. Add the butter in pieces, stirring until well blended. Remove the pan from the simmering water, add the half-and-half, and stir. Gradually add the egg yolks, stirring constantly. Add the liqueur and stir well, then pour the mixture into a bowl and chill until just lukewarm.

In a mixing bowl, combine the egg whites and the salt and whisk vigorously until stiff peaks form. Add the sugar gradually, beating vigorously, ten carefully fold the whites into the chocolate mixture. Scrape the mixture into a serving bowl and chill until ready to serve.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
6-8
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
I first made this as part of high school French class assignment.

 

 

 

Learn more about the process to create a cookbook -- or
Start your own personal family cookbook right now!  Here's to good eating!

Search for more great recipes here from over 500,000 in our family cookbooks!

 

Bookmark and Share

 

 

181W  

Cookbooks are great for Holiday Gifts, Wedding Gifts, Bridal Shower ideas and Family Reunions!

*Recipes and photos entered into the Family Cookbook Project are provided by the submitting contributors. All rights are retained by the contributor. Please contact us if you believe copyright violations have occurred.


Search for more great recipes here from over 500,000 in our family cookbooks!