March 8, 2019

Chocolate Mousse

Chocolate Mousse


  • 11 ounces semi-sweet chocolate*
  • 3 ounces melted butter, unsalted
  • 4 eggs, separated
  • 1 cup whipping cream

* Use a good-quality chocolate.


In medium-size saucepan, melt chocolate and butter together.

To melted chocolate, immediately beat in egg yolks; remove from heat and let cool.

In large bowl, beat egg whites until stiff peaks form.

In another bowl, beat whipping cream until stiff peaks form; fold into egg whites. Fold egg white mixture into cooled chocolate mixture. Let cool before using.

Yields 8 servings.

Nutrition Facts

Serving ⅛ of yield

  • Calories 131.0
  • Total Fat: 11.0 grams
    • Saturated Fat: 6.53 grams
    • Trans Fat: 0.17 grams
  • Carbohydrates: 8.56 grams
    • Fiber: 0.77 grams
    • Sugar: 7.10 grams
  • Protein: 1.7 grams
  • Cholesterol: 48.5 milligrams
  • Sodium: 15.1 milligrams

This recipe was developed UAMS, the Arkansas Department of Health and the Winthrop P. Rockefeller Institute.

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