Chocolate Mousse with Candied Ginger

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7Ingredients
280Calories
20Minutes

Ingredients

  • 7 ounces chocolate bar (high quality, broken into pieces)
  • 7 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 2 medium eggs (separated)
  • 1 ounce candied ginger (chopped)
  • 1 1/4 cups cream
  • candied ginger (chopped, to garnish)
  • crème anglaise (to serve)

Directions

  1. Lightly oil a 16 oz loaf pan. Line with plastic wrap, pushing it into the sides and corners.
  2. Place the chocolate pieces in a medium bowl. Add the unsalted butter. Place over a pan of simmering water. Heat, stirring, until melted and smooth. Stir in the egg yolks and candied ginger.
  3. Whip the cream until soft peaks form. Fold into the mixture. Whisk the egg whites until they form stiff peaks. Stir a spoonful into the chocolate mixture and gently fold in the remainder. Pour into the prepared loaf pan. Chill for at least 2 hours until very firm. To serve, invert on to a serving plate.
  4. Remove the plastic wrap. Decorate with extra ginger. Using a hot, dry knife. cut into 1/2 inch thick slices. Arrange 2 slices on each plate. Serve with crème Anglaise.
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NutritionView more

280Calories
Sodium2%DV50mg
Fat34%DV22g
Protein8%DV4g
Carbs5%DV16g
Fiber2%DV<1g

PER SERVING *

Calories280Calories from Fat200
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Fat22g34%
Saturated Fat14g70%
Trans Fat
Cholesterol95mg32%
Sodium50mg2%
Potassium140mg4%
Protein4g8%
Calories from Fat200
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Carbohydrate16g5%
Dietary Fiber<1g2%
Sugars13g26%
Vitamin A
Vitamin C
Calcium
Iron

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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