Chocolate Mousse 2017-01-28T09:36:22-05:00

Chocolate Mousse


In medium-size saucepan, melt chocolate and butter together.

To melted chocolate, immediately beat in egg yolks; remove from heat and let cool.

In large bowl, beat egg whites until stiff peaks form.

In another bowl, beat whipping cream until stiff peaks form; fold into egg whites. Fold egg white mixture into cooled chocolate mixture. Let cool before using.

Yields 8 servings.


This recipe was developed UAMS, the Arkansas Department of Health and the Winthrop P. Rockefeller Institute.

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  • 11 oz semi-sweet chocolate*
  • 3 oz melted butter, unsalted
  • 4 eggs, separated
  • 1 cup whipping cream
  • * Use a good-quality chocolate.

Nutrition Facts

  • Serving ⅛ of yield
  • Calories 131.0
  • Total Fat (g) 11.0
    • Saturated Fat (g) 6.53
    • Trans Fat (g) 0.17
  • Carbohydrates (g) 8.56
    • Fiber (g) 0.77
    • Sugar (g) 7.10
  • Protein (g) 1.7
  • Cholesterol (mg) 48.5
  • Sodium (mg) 15.1