Instant Chocolate Mousse


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Instant Chocolate Mousse

https://www.nigella.com/recipes/instant-chocolate-mousse

INGREDIENTS

Serves: 4-6

METRICCUPS

  • 150 grams mini marshmallows
  • 50 grams soft butter
  • 250 grams good dark chocolate (minimum 70% cocoa solids) chopped into small pieces
  • 60 millilitres hot water (from a recently boiled kettle)
  • 284 millilitres double cream
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

METHOD

  1. Put the marshmallows, butter, chocolate and water in a heavy-based saucepan.
  2. Put the saucepan on the hob, over heat, though keep it fairly gentle, to melt the contents, stirring every now and again. Remove from the heat.
  3. Meanwhile, whip the cream with the vanilla extract until thick, and then fold into the cooling chocolate mixture until you have a smooth, cohesive mixture.
  4. Pour or scrape into 4 glasses or ramekins, about 175ml / ¾ cup each in capacity, or 6 smaller (125ml / ½ cup) ones, and chill until you want to eat. The sooner the better!

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