Mocha Mousse

Summary

Yield
Servings
SourceChef Paul Lee
Prep time
40 minutes
Cooking time
30 minutes
Total time
1 hour, 10 minutes

Description

Chocolate Mousse on a grander scale!

Ingredients

1 c
Sugar
6
Egg yolks
2 t
Espresso powder
1⁄2 c
Kahlua
6 oz
Chocolate chips (semi-sweet)
1 c
Cream (heavy)
6
Egg whites

Instructions

  1. Combine the sugar, yolks, espresso powder and kahlua in a mixing bowl and whisk to foam.
  2. Melt the chocolate in a mixing bowl over a double boiler.
  3. Place the yolk mixture over the water bath and whisk to thicken the mixture as for a zabaglione. Remove from the heat and fold the chocolate in. Continue to whisk till cooled.
  4. Whip the cream to soft peaks.
  5. Whip the whites to firm peak.
  6. Fold ¼ of the cream into chocolate mixture to loosen. Fold in the remaining cream followed by the meringue.
  7. Pipe into portions, either in glasses or in chocolate tulip cups.
  8. Garnish with shaved chocolate curls.