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Cheats Mousse

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Introduction

Perfect when a quick dessert is needed, or if you dont fancy faffing around with gelatine.

Perfect when a quick dessert is needed, or if you dont fancy faffing around with gelatine.

Ingredients

Serves: four generous helpings

Metric Cups
  • 500 grams caster sugar
  • 300 grams dark chocolate (good quality)
  • 500 millilitres double cream
  • 3 egg whites
  • 18 ounces superfine sugar
  • 11 ounces bittersweet chocolate (good quality)
  • 17½ fluid ounce heavy cream
  • 3 egg whites

Method

Cheats Mousse is a community recipe submitted by VampiressInTraining1903 and has not been tested by Nigella.com so we are not able to answer questions regarding this recipe.

  • Melt the chocolate over a pan of hot water.
  • whisk the egg whites untill stiff.
  • add the sugar gradually untill white and shiny.
  • whisk cream and add chocolate. mix.
  • add to egg and sugar mixture. fold it.
  • refrigerate for at least an hour.
  • Melt the chocolate over a pan of hot water.
  • whisk the egg whites untill stiff.
  • add the sugar gradually untill white and shiny.
  • whisk cream and add chocolate. mix.
  • add to egg and sugar mixture. fold it.
  • refrigerate for at least an hour.
  • Additional Information

    if you dont like dark chocolate, replace with milk or white and reduce the sugar to around 200g or less, depending how sweet the chocolate is. Always use the best quality chocolate, cheap supermarket brand tends to have a slightly off after taste in the recipe.

    if you dont like dark chocolate, replace with milk or white and reduce the sugar to around 200g or less, depending how sweet the chocolate is. Always use the best quality chocolate, cheap supermarket brand tends to have a slightly off after taste in the recipe.

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