Chocolate Mousse with Port Wine and Berries

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Chocolate Mousse with Port Wine and Berries
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Difficulty:
moderate
Difficulty
Preparation:
45 min.
Preparation
ready in 3 h. 45 min.
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Ingredients

for
4
For the mousse
150 grams
2
40 grams
2 centiliters
125 milliliters
In addition
250 grams
2 tablespoons
1
Lemon (juiced)
200 milliliters
Port wine (white or tawny)
1 tablespoon
shaved Chocolate
Powdered sugar (for dusting)

Preparation steps

1.

For the mousse: chop chocolate coarsely and melt over hot water bath. Remove from heat. Separate eggs. Beat egg whites with sugar until stiff. Whisk egg yolks with rum over hot water bath until creamy and sugar has dissolved. Beat heavy cream until stiff. Add chocolate to egg yolk mixture and whisk well in cold water bath until cooled. Fold in whipped cream and mix. Fold in egg whites. Place mousse into a bowl and refrigerate for 3 hours.

2.

For the berries:  rinse and clean currants. Caramelize brown sugar in a saucepan and add lemon juice and port wine. Reduce by half (simmer for about 10 minutes).  Add currants, mix well and remove from heat. Cool.

3.

Place port wine currants onto plates and top with mousse. Garnish with shaved chocolate and mint, dust with powdered sugar and serve.