MASCARPONE CHOCOLATE MOUSSE

A mascarpone chocolate mousse is a mousse made of dark chocolate, mascarpone, eggs, sugar; flavored with cognac or rum.
Easy and quick to prepare, creamy and delicate, it is perfect as a spoon dessert or to garnish cakes and entremets.

Level of difficulty : easy
Prep time : 20 mins
Cook time : –
Rest time : 3 hours
Total time : 20 mins + 3 hours (rest)
Yield : 6 servings
1 cup (250 g) mascarpone
2/3 cup (100 g) dark chocolate
2 eggs
1 small glass cognac or rum
1/3 cup (75 g) sugar

Steps :

  • Break the chocolate into pieces and melt in a saucepan over a double boiler.
  • Once the chocolate is melted, transfer to a bowl and let it cool, but not completely to prevent it from being hard.
  • Dissolve the sugar with the rum.
  • Add to chocolate and whisk to combine.
  • Add eggs one at a time, stirring constantly.
  • Mix these ingredients with an electric whisk for 5 minutes until smooth.
  • Put in the refrigerator.
  • Once the chocolate mousse is cold, add the mascarpone and stir until smooth.
  • Pour into a serving container or several ramekins and cover with plastic wrap.
  • Refrigerate for at least 3 hours before serving.
  • Enjoy!

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