• Recipe difficulty: Easy
  • Vegetarian
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  • Serves: Up to 6 people
  • Recipe course: Desserts

This mousse is beautifully light and the addition of a little rum gives it a satisfying warming quality.

Preparation time: 15 minutes, 2 hours chilling time

Cooking time: N/A


Equipment: tall glasses 


  1. Heat the chocolate and butter together until just melted. Reserve.
  2. Attach the whisk, add the egg whites and whisk on a high speed until stiff peaks form.
  3. Turn the speed to slow and slowly add 3tbsp of the sugar. Mix until combined.
  4. Remove the meringue from the bowl and reserve.
  5. Add the egg yolks and the rest of the sugar to the bowl and whisk on a high speed until the yolks become pale.
  6. Remove the whisk and attach the creaming beater.
  7. On a slow speed add the melted chocolate and the reserved meringue. Mix on a slow speed until combined.
  8. Pour the mixture into tall glasses and place into the fridge for 2 hours.


  • 7 egg whites
  • 6tbsp sugar
  • 7 egg yolks
  • 270g dark chocolate melted (60% cocoa)
  • 60g butter

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