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Rich and Fluffy Chocolate Mousse

Rich and Fluffy Chocolate Mousse

This is an intensely chocolate-y chocolate mousse!
Use whatever kind of chocolate you like.
It's easy to make, has only a few ingredients, and is soft and delicous!

Ingredients: 2-3 servings

Chocolate
50g
Milk
80g
Granulated sugar
5g
Powdered gelatin
3g
Water to soak the gelatin
15g
Heavy cream
80g
Kirsch
3g
Whipped cream to decorate the mousse
20g

Steps

1. Melt chocolate in a double boiler. Add water to the gelatin powder and leave to soak in the fridge for 10 minutes.
2. Put heavy cream in a bowl set in ice-cold water, and whisk until firm peaks form.
3. Combine milk and sugar into a small saucepan and heat. Stop the heat just before it boils. Pour in the dissolved gelatin and mix everything together with a spatula.
4. Add melted chocolate little by little, mixing with a whisk with each addition. When it's all blended well, strain the mixture.
5. Chill until cooled and then stir in the kirsch.
6. Add 1/3 of the heavy cream and whisk well.
7. Add the remaining cream and mix. Mind you don't break the foamy texture.
8. Pour into cups and chill in the fridge until hardened. Whip the to be used as decoration and pipe it on the mousse.

Story Behind this Recipe

I've been thinking of recipes using cocoa recently, but cocoa has a sandy texture, so I came up with this. 0 Take a look at my blog (it is in Japanese but it has big photos) <A HREF="http://marimocafe.exblog.jp/16073528/">http://marimocafe.exblog.jp/16073528/</A>