This light and creamy mousse is an instant people pleaser, we add a little bite with chopped pistachios as the perfect topping.
11/2 gelatine leaves
1 tablespoon of cold water
35g golden caster sugar
6 egg yolks
200g favourite dark chocolate (chopped)
200g double cream (whipped)
Handful of roughly chopped pistachios
How to make it
Cut up gelatine leaves an put them in the cold water to soak
Heat the milk over medium heat in a saucepan
Put the egg yolk and sugar in a bowl and whisk until fluffy and pale
Add a third of the heated milk to the egg mixture, stir then pour mixture back into the saucepan containing the remaining milk
Heat the mixture then add gelatine and water and stir until dissolved
Put the chocolate in a bowl and pour the hot mixture over it, whisk until smooth and chocolate has melted nicely into the mixture
Cool for about 20 mins then stir in whipped cream
Pour mixture into beautiful little pots or small glasses, cool till firm but light and sprinkle with chopped pistachios, hazelnuts or what ever nut you like with chocolate!
Get latest scoop of exclusive food events & colourful recipes!