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Classic Chocolate Mousse

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Try your hand at this restaurant-quality Chocolate Mousse recipe for your loved ones this Valentine's Day or anytime you want to impress your guests.
Ingredients
  Eggs yolks 4
  Grand marnier liqueur 1 Tablespoon
  Sugar 4 Tablespoon, divided
  Water 2 Tablespoon
  Bittersweet chocolate 6 Ounce, finely chopped (62% to 70% cocoa mass)
  Butter 4 Tablespoon, diced (at room temperature)
  Egg whites 6
  Cream of tartar 1⁄4 Teaspoon
Directions

MAKING
1. Over a pan of boiling water, place a bowl and whisk egg yolks in it.
2. Add in the Grand Marnier, sugar and a touch of water so that the eggs do not curdle. Continue whisking over boiling water.
3. Using an electric beater beat egg whites with cream of tartar until it forms soft peaks. Add sugar and beat to form stiff peaks.
4. Add the chocolate and butter to the hot yolk mixture. Mix well using a spatula until chocolate melts.
5. Gently fold in the egg white, a little at a time into the chocolate mixture.
6. Cover the bowl and place in the refrigerator for at least 4 hours.

SERVING
7. Serve chilled.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Taste: 
Sweet
Method: 
Chilling
Dish: 
Mousse
Interest: 
Holiday
Occasion: 
Valentines Day
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Chocolate
Servings: 
6
Is chocolate your weakness? Try this blissful Classic Chocolate Mousse recipe. The recipe is simple and can be prepared in your own kitchen with ease. Do give it a try and impress your family.

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