Chocolate mousse is delicious but if you don’t want to eat raw eggs this eggless chocolate mousse is for you! It’s also really quick and doesn’t need to be refridgerated.

Eggless chocolate mousse
Chocolate mousse

Eggless chocolate mousse

Chocolate mousse is always delicious but if you’re pregnant or have another reason to avoid using raw eggs in any recipes this is the recipe for you. Apart from it being eggless, it is also really quick to make. You have this recipe on the table in 20 minutes. The biggest amount of time is taken up by the whipping of the cream and the melting of the chocolate.

Eggless chocolate mousse

How many chocolate mousse recipes do you need?

I’ve got to confess that I have many chocolate mousse recipes here on the site. From one that is made with olive oil (also eggless!) to an Italian version of chocolate mousse to a regular chocolate mousse. I’ve got it all. And soon I will be sharing a paleo version as well. Just realized that is still missing and will be perfect if you want to eat eggless and diary free. But that will soon follow. For now this recipe for an eggless chocolate mousse.

The first time I made this recipe I followed the original completely but the dark chocolate in this eggless chocolate mousse is really heavy. So I decided to change the recipe a little bit and include not so dark chocolate. You can either use a good quality milk chocolate or go for a dark chocolate with a max of 50% cacao. Anymore then that and it will be heavy on the chocolate. Also the original stated it would be for 4 people. I would rather divide among 8 glasses. That is a large enough portion for this heavy dessert.

Eggless chocolate mousse

Easy eggless chocolate mousse

The recipe comes from the book Easy by Bill Granger and is – indeed – very easy. It literally takes about 20 minutes to make. Making this a perfect last minute emergency dessert. You do not need to keep it in the fridge after making. It is already the right consistency.

I did try and see what would happen if I did place it in the fridge and the result of that is that it becomes firm. Much firmer than any ordinary chocolate mousse. No less delicious though. It’s just a different texture than you’re probably used to.

Eat straight away

So while not necessary this eggless chocolate mousse is best eaten right after making.

Eggless chocolate mousse
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Eggless chocolate mousse

This delicious chocolate mousse is ready in about 20 minutes and doesn't need refridgerating. Plus it doesn't contain any eggs.
Cook Time: 20 mins
Total Time: 20 mins
Servings: 8 portions

Ingredients

  • 250 gr chocolate milk chocolate or max 50% cacao content
  • 250 ml double cream
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • 250 gr creme fraiche
  • cocao powder for dusting

Instructions

  • Melt the chocolate au bain marie in a heatresistant bowl. Make sure the bowl doesn’t hit the water. As soon as it is melted leave to cool.
  • Whisk the cream together with the cinnamon till you have soft peaks. Don’t make it too stiff!
  • Stir the creme fraiche into the melted chocolate and continue stirring in about 1/3 of the whipped cream. Finish by folding through the remainder of the cream.
  • Put in serving bowls, dust with cacaopowder and some chocolate shavings and serve immediately.
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: chocolate, whipping cream
Diet: no eggs

Nutrition Information

Calories: 317kcal, Carbohydrates: 21g, Protein: 3g, Fat: 27g, Saturated Fat: 17g, Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g, Monounsaturated Fat: 7g, Cholesterol: 43mg, Sodium: 48mg, Potassium: 115mg, Fiber: 2g, Sugar: 17g, Vitamin A: 460IU, Vitamin C: 1mg, Calcium: 29mg, Iron: 1mg

Disclaimer

The nutritional values above are calculated per portion. The details are based on standard nutritional tables and do not constitute a professional nutritional advice.

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