Spiced Dark Chocolate Mousse Recipe

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Ingredients

  • 340g Dark Chocolate
  • 285 Butter (chopped into small pieces)
  • 115g Sugar (85g and 28g kept separate)
  • 60g Dark Rum
  • 55g Strong Coffee
  • 30mL Water
  • 7 whole eggs (separated)

Directions

  1. Combine butter and dark chocolate in a bowl. Heat on high in the microwave for 30 seconds and stir. Repeat until both are fully melted.
  2. Combine egg yolks, 85g portion of the sugar, coffee, rum and water in a mixing bowl. Place over water bath and let the eggs reach 140ºF.
  3. Whip the mixture on high until thick and creamy, about 5-7 minutes.
  4. Place egg whites in separate bowl and then whip on medium for 2 minutes. After 2 minutes turn on high until they start to get frothy. Once to this point, add the 28g portion of sugar slowly. Mix until a soft peak is held (do not over mix).
  5. Fold egg yolk mixture into chocolate until combined. The repeat with egg white mixture. Refrigerate for about 4 hours.