French chocolate mousse
For 4 persons
Prep. Time: 15 minutes
- 4 eggs divided, at room temperature
- 6 oz bittersweet chocolate
- pinch salt
Melt the chocolate either in a double boiler or in the microwave on low heat. Set it aside to cool slightly.
In a medium bowl, beat the egg whites to stiff peaks.
Lightly beat the room temperature egg yolks with the vanilla sugar and salt.
Slowly add the egg yolk mixture to the melted chocolate.
Gently stir the chocolate mixture into the stiff egg whites, using 1/3 of the chocolate at a time.
Pour or spoon the mixture into serving bowls.
Refrigerate for 4 hours before servings.