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French Chocolate Mousse

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Ingredients
  Sweet cooking chocolate 8 Ounce (Two 4 Ounce Packages)
  Water/Strong coffee 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Eggs 5 , separated
  Vanilla extract/1 tablespoon rum / brandy / kirsch 1 Teaspoon
  Whipped sweet cream/Dairy sour cream 1 Tablespoon
Directions

Melt chocolate in water in top part of double boiler over hot water, stirring constantly.
Cool.
Beat in egg yolks, one at a time, beating well after each addition.
Stir in flavoring.
Beat egg whites until stiff but not dry.
Fold carefully into chocolate mixture until just blended.
Pile lightly in small individual white souffle dishes (also called pots de creme dishes) or sherbet glasses.
Chill for at least 8 hours or overnight.
Fills 6 to 8 dishes, depending on size.
Serve with a dab of whipped cream. (Sour cream is excellent).

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Very Easy
Cuisine: 
French
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Beating
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Chocolate
Interest: 
Everyday, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
40 Minutes
Ready In: 
55 Minutes

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