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Chocolate Mousse

with Pine Nut Brittle
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Chocolate Mousse

Chocolate Mousse - If you like chocolate, you will love this mousse—melt in your mouth delicious

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Health Score:
7,1 / 10
Difficulty:
easy
Difficulty
Preparation:
45 min.
Preparation
Calories:
489
calories
Calories

Healthy, because

Even smarter

Nutritional values

Because sometimes you need a little sin to be in a good mood. Dark chocolate is the mood enhancer par excellence, it increases serotonin and endorphin levels and has a slightly stimulating effect.

If you want to save calories and fat, you can skip the brittle made from pine nuts and use more raspberries instead.

1 serving contains
(Percentage of daily recommendation)
Calorie489 kcal(23 %)
Protein14 g(14 %)
Fat29 g(25 %)
Carbohydrates37 g(25 %)
Sugar added29 g(116 %)
Roughage9 g(30 %)
Vitamin A0.1 mg(13 %)
Vitamin D0.9 μg(5 %)
Vitamin E1.6 mg(13 %)
Vitamin B₁0.2 mg(20 %)
Vitamin B₂0.3 mg(27 %)
Niacin3.6 mg(30 %)
Vitamin B₆0.1 mg(7 %)
Folate40 μg(13 %)
Pantothenic acid0.9 mg(15 %)
Biotin15.9 μg(35 %)
Vitamin B₁₂0.6 μg(20 %)
Vitamin C4 mg(4 %)
Potassium650 mg(16 %)
Calcium72 mg(7 %)
Magnesium120 mg(40 %)
Iron4.5 mg(30 %)
Iodine6 μg(3 %)
Zinc1.8 mg(23 %)
Saturated fatty acids17 g
Uric acid18 mg
Cholesterol119 mg
Development of this recipe:
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Ingredients

for
2
Ingredients
3 ounces
dark Chocolate (70% cocoa content)
1
2 tablespoons
½ cup
reduced fat Whipping cream
1
1 ounce
1 teaspoon
1 ounce
Raspberries (for garnish)
Preparation

Kitchen utensils

1 Small pot, 1 Small skillet, 1 Bowl, 1 Small bowl, 1 Measuring cups, 1 Cutting board, 1 Large knife, 1 Small knife, 1 Tablespoon, 1 Teaspoon, 1 Wooden spoon, 1 Whisk, 1 Hand mixer

Preparation steps

1.
Chocolate Mousse preparation step 1

Chop the chocolate coarsely and melt in a bowl over a hot water bath.

2.
Chocolate Mousse preparation step 2

Separate the egg. Beat the egg yolk with the liqueur until frothy.

3.
Chocolate Mousse preparation step 3

Take chocolate off the water bath and cool briefly. Stir in the egg yolk with a wooden spoon. 

4.
Chocolate Mousse preparation step 4

Beat egg white until slightly stiff. Beat the egg white with the sugar until stiff peaks form.

5.
Chocolate Mousse preparation step 5

Add the cream and fold egg white mixture into the cooled chocolate mixture. Divide among glasses and chill for 40 minutes.

6.
Chocolate Mousse preparation step 6

Toast the pine nuts in a dry frying pan.

7.
Chocolate Mousse preparation step 7

Add butter to the pan, sprinkle with sugar and a pinch of salt and let melt together.

8.
Chocolate Mousse preparation step 8

Place contents of the pan on to a lightly oiled plate and leave to cool. Then when the brittle is cool, break apart gently. Place the brittle on top of the mousse before serving and if desired, garnish with some raspberries.