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Last Updated Monday May 01 2017 11:50 AM IST

Valentine's Day special | Chocolate mousse

Jessica George
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Preparation Time

15 minutes

Cooking Time

5 hours

Serves

4

Calories

1438

Valentine's Day is just around the corner and the world has been fussing over all that is cute and red. Worried how to stand out in this frenzy? Sometimes its better to go the old fashioned way. Try out this classic chocolate mousse recipe to tell your better half that your love lasts forever.

Ingredients

2 tbsp cocoa powder

60 gm bittersweet chocolate

1/4 cup sugar

3/4 cup whipping cream

4 egg yolks

Cashew nuts for garnishing

Preparation

Place a mixing bowl over boiling water for double boiling

Add egg yolks and sugar to the bowl

Whisk until the sugar is dissolved

Add chopped chocolate pieces, stir well

Add cocoa powder to it

Turn off the stove

Mix well

Make sure there are no lumps

In another bowl, beat whipping cream until it forms stiff peaks

Fold the whipping cream into the chocolate mixture (1/3rd of the cream at a time)

Transfer the chocolate mousse into serving glasses

refrigerate it for at least 5 hours, preferably overnight

Garnish with cashew nuts and chocolate scrapings before serving

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