Chocolate Mousse with Brandy

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Total Time:
1 - 2 hours
Serves: 2
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Category: Festive Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 60g - sugar
  • 2 - eggs, separated
  • 300ml - milk
  • 10g - gelatine, dissolved in lukewarm water
  • 5ml - chocolate essence
  • 50g - chocolate, melted
  • For the topping:
  • 4 - cherries
  • 1 tbsp - jam
  • 1 tbsp - brandy
  • 1/2 tbsp - honey
  • 2 tbsp - water
  • A few sprigs of mint
  • 1 sweet lime, cut into 4 wedges

How to Make Chocolate Mousse with Brandy

  • Beat the egg yolks with sugar. Add lukewarm milk and cook on low heat till the mixture coats the back of a spoon.
  • Add the dissolved gelatine, melted chocolate, and chocolate essence.
  • Allow the mixture to cool, and then place it in the refrigerator.
  • Beat the egg whites till stiff, and stir into the semi-set mousse.
  • Place in the refrigerator again and allow it to set completely.
  • Place the jam and water in a bowl and mix well until the jam dissolves and forms a smooth sauce.
  • Add the brandy and honey and whisk it well together. Pour on top.
  • Garnish with cherries, sweet lime, and mint.