Chocolate and Apricot Mousse

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Total Time:
1 hour
Serves: 6
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Category: Festive Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 2 eggs
  • 400 g dark chocolate
  • 100 g cream boiled
  • 100 g sugar
  • 30 ml rum
  • 100 g whipped cream
  • 60 g dried apricots sliced
  • 150 g canned litchis.

How to Make Chocolate and Apricot Mousse

  • Separate the eggs yolks from the egg whites and set aside.
  • Melt the chocolate in a double boiler and add boiled cream to it, to make a smooth chocolate cream.
  • Whisk the two egg yolks and 60 g of sugar over a double boiler to obtain a ribbon consistency.
  • Add the rum to this mixture and whisk it till fluffy.
  • Fold the chocolate cream into the fluffy egg mixture and then fold in the whipped cream and set aside.
  • Finally, add the sliced dried apricots into the chocolate mixture and let it set in a deep mould. This is the mousse.
  • In the meantime, boil the canned litchis with the syrup and add the rest of the sugar.
  • Cool the mixture, puree and strain it. Serve chilled with the chocolate mousse.