My Grandmother's chocolate mousse recipe

My Grandmother's chocolate mousse recipe

Serves 4 people


INGREDIENTS

  • 200g dark chocolate guanaja 75%
  • 4 egg yolks
  • 4 egg whites
  • 35 cl sour cream
  • 1/2 vanilla pod
  • salt
  • FOR THE CHOCOLATE SAUCE
  • 20 cl milk
  • 30g dark chocolate
  • FOR THE CHOCOLATE CRUMBLE
  • 25g caster sugar
  • 25g flour
  • 25g butter
  • 25g ground almonds
  • 25g cocoa powder

METHOD 

  1. Melt the chocolate with the cream in a bain-marie. Remove from the heat and add the vanilla seeds and egg yolks while whisking continually. Then set aside.
  2. Meanwhile, whisk the egg whites with a pinch of fine salt. Stir a third of the whisked egg whites into the chocolate mix. Then carefully fold in the remaining two thirds, using a spatula. Refrigerate.
  3. Make the chocolate sauce: Heat the milk in a saucepan and add the dark chocolate.
  4. Prepare the crumble: Mix the ingredients together to form a pastry crumb. Place in the oven at 180°C for 15 minutes.
  5. Place a generous spoonful of chocolate mousse onto a plate that has been garnished with chocolate sauce and chocolate crumble.



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