957- Chocolate Mousse / موس الشوكولاتة
For the mousse
200g (7 ounces) dark chocolate (65% cocoa content), roughly chopped
60g (1/4 cup) unsalted butter
2 tablespoons powdered sugar
4 tablespoons heavy cream (35% fat content)
6 medium eggs, yolks and whites separated
Pinch of salt
Dark chocolate (65% cocoa content), shaved
1- Fill 2/3 of a large saucepan with water and place it over medium heat. Bring the water to a boil, then lower the heat to low.
2- Place a large heatproof bowl over the saucepan making sure that the bottom of the bowl does not touch the water.
3- Add the butter and chocolate to the bowl and cook until the chocolate is fully melted.
4- Add the powdered sugar, heavy cream, and egg yolks to the chocolate and whisk until well combined.
5- Remove the bowl from the saucepan and set it aside to cool for 10 minutes.
6- In a second bowl, add the egg whites and salt, then beat with an electric egg beater until firm peaks are formed.
7- Add the whipped egg whites to the chocolate mixture in three batches, making sure to gently fold the mixture each time using a spatula.
8- Pour the mousse mixture into serving cups, then refrigerate for 4 hours. Decorate with the shaved chocolate and berries, then serve immediately.