- 225g dark chocolate
- 5 eggs (preferably free-range)
- 100g caster sugar
- 170g unsalted butter
- Few cherries
- 1 tsp Cocoa powder
Mousse stands for foam in French. Often touted as a dessert that involves much technique, making chocolate mousse for the first time might sound daunting. But do not despair! This recipe can teach you how to make a chocolate mousse that tastes straight out of an exotic French restaurant!
Chocolate has been used for centuries in ancient civilizations for its medicinal properties. Pure chocolate helps lower hypertension and cholesterol. It also contains flavonoids—a component that has antioxidant properties. Dark chocolate also comprises considerable amounts of serotonin—a hormone associated with happiness and calm. Studies prove that this hormone provides relief from anxiety and depression.
How to make Delicious Chocolate Mousse
National chocolate mousse day is celebrated on the 3rd of April.
Mousse was originally served as a savory dish until early 19th century. In 1894, a French Artist, Toulouse Lautrec, came up with the idea of mixing chocolate with mousse, and thus chocolate mousse was born.
Chocolate mousse was originally termed mayonnaise de chocolat (chocolate mayonnaise) by its creator.