Dark chocolate, honey, butter, coffee, egg yolks and whipped cream are combined in a rich, chilled mousse.
INGREDIENTS (for 8 servings):
- 2 1/2 ounces bittersweet chocolate
- 2/3 cup butter
- 1 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
- 6 egg yolks
- 1/2 cup instant coffee granules
- 2 tablespoons water
- 2/3 cup white sugar
- 3 tablespoons honey
- 1/2 pint heavy cream
In the microwave or in a small saucepan over low heat, melt chocolate, stirring until smooth.
In a bowl, cream together butter and cocoa powder. In a separate bowl, beat egg yolks. Dissolve instant coffee in water and beat dissolved coffee, sugar and honey into egg yolks until smooth. Slowly beat in slightly cooled chocolate. Beat in cocoa mixture.
Whip cream until stiff peaks form and fold into chocolate mixture. Chill until serving.
This recipe contains raw eggs. We recommend that pregnant women, young children, the elderly and the infirm do not consume raw eggs.