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Chocolate Mousse Recipe (Chocolate Olive Oil Mousse)

    Chocolate Mousse is the perfect make-ahead dessert for your next dinner party! This chocolate mousse recipe uses no heavy cream or butter. Rather, at its base is an ingredient that may surprise you: extra virgin olive oil. Extra virgin olive oil and bittersweet chocolate make a smooth and fruity match. Here, they work together to make an elegant chocolate mousse that’s rich and decadent without weighing you down at the end of a meal. #chocolatemousse #mousserecipe #chocolate #dessertrecipe

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    🍅INGREDIENTS:🍅
    🔹 8 ounces (227g) bittersweet chocolate, chopped
    🔹 1/3 cup (60ml) extra virgin olive oil
    🔹 6 large eggs, separated
    🔹 1/2 cup (100g) sugar, divided
    🔹 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
    🔹 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
    🔹 2 tablespoons room temperature strong coffee, espresso, or 1 teaspoon espresso powder dissolved in 2 tablespoons water (optional)
    🔹 1 teaspoon lemon zest (optional)
    🔹 Homemade whipped cream, fresh berries, chopped toasted nuts, or crushed amaretti cookies, for serving (optional)

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    ⏱️CHAPTERS⏱️
    00:00​​ – Intro
    00:33 – Chopping the dark chocolate
    00:38 – What kind of chocolate do I use?
    01:12 – How to melt the chocolate: double boiler
    02:28 – What kind of olive oil to use!
    03:11 – Tip for separating the egg yolks from the egg whites
    03:42 – Making the meringue
    04:33 – Beating the egg yolks
    06:08 – Combine the chocolate and egg yolks
    06:37 – Fold in the beaten egg whites
    07:32 – Spoon the mousse into 8 ramekins, cover with plastic, and chill for at least 4 hours before serving.
    08:22 – Taste test

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