|Sugar||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), divided|
|Unsweetened chocolate square||2 Ounce, chopped|
|Eggs||2 , separated|
|Cream of tartar||1⁄8 Teaspoon|
|Amaretto||1 1⁄2 Tablespoon|
Combine water and 2 tablespoons sugar in a small heavy saucepan, bring to a boil, and stir until sugar dissolves.
Remove from heat, add chocolate, and cover.
Let mixture stand 5 minutes or until chocolate melts.
Beat egg whites (at room temperature) until foamy.
Add cream of tartar and 2 tablespoons sugar, 1 tablespoon at a time, beating until stiff peaks form.
Add egg yolks to chocolate mixture, beat until smooth.
Stir in Amaretto.
Fold about one-fourth of egg white mixture into chocolate mixture, fold chocolate mixture into remaining egg white mixture.
Spoon mousse into 2 dessert dishes and chill.