Dark Chocolate Mousse

A delightful symphony of soft, creamy, chocolatey goodness, jazzed up with whipped cream and fresh raspberries.



  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 2 cups whipping cream
  • 4 egg yolks
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla
  • 10 ounces dark chocolate, chopped
  • sweetened whipped cream
  • shaved dark chocolate
  • fresh raspberries

Cooking Steps

  1. In a small saucepan combine the milk and 1/2 cup of the cream. Bring to boiling on high heat
  2. In a large bowl whisk together the egg yolks and sugar until well combined. Whisk a small amount of the milk mixture into the yolk mixture. Gradually whisk in remaining milk mixture. Add the vanilla and continue whisking until well combined. Strain the mixture through a fine mesh sieve. While still hot, pour mixture over the chopped chocolate. Let stand for 5 minutes. Whisk mixture until smooth. Set aside and let cool.
  3. Whip the remaining 1 1/2 cups cream until soft peaks form. When the chocolate mixture is no longer warm to the touch, stir a small amount of whipped cream into the chocolate mixture to lighten. Fold in remaining whipped cream.
  4. Scoop the chocolate mousse into six chilled 6-ounce glasses. Set in the fridge for at least 1 hour, Top with additional sweetened whipped cream, shaved chocolate, and fresh raspberries.


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