Ingredients Jump to Instructions ↓

  1. --MOUSSE-- 8 oz Bittersweet Chocolate,

  2. Chopped 4 lg Egg Yolks

  3. 5 tb Sugar

  4. 2 tb Kirsh

  5. 1 2/3 c Whipping Cream, well chilled

  6. --GARNISH-- 2 1/2 c Strawberries, rinsed

  7. 1 tb Kirsh

  8. 2 tb Sugar

  9. 1 c Whipping Cream, well chilled

  10. 4 Tbsp. sugar and water in a small bowl. Set bowl in a pan of simmering water. Heat, whisking constantly, until mixture reaches

  11. 160 degrees. Remove from heat and immediately whip with mixer until cool. Add chocolate all at once. Stir until smooth. Add Kirsh. Whip cream with remaining

  12. 1 Tbsp. sugar until stiff. Fold into chocolate mixture. Pour mousse in lightly oiled 5-cup ring mold. Smooth top. Cover; freeze at least

  13. 6 hours until set. to unmold mousse, rinse metal spatula with very hot water, dry quickly and run spatula around rings outer edge and center. Dip mold into tepid water to come halfway up its side for 5 seconds. Set platter on top of mold. Quickly invert mold and platter. Shake gently downward. Carefuly lift up mold. Smooth top of mousse with spatula. Freeze

  14. 5 minutes. Garnish: Reserve

  15. 8 whole berries. Quarter remaining berries lengthwise; mix with kirsh and 1 Tbsp. Sugar. Spoon into center of mousse. Whip cream with

  16. 1 Tbsp. sugar; spoon around dessert. Garnish with whole berries.


Send feedback