Saturday, 19 December 2015

Gordon's Chocolate and Coffee Mousse

I have found one of the quickest and easiest desserts to whip up!  This is great for an adult dessert or for a dinner party and is very easy to double if you need more.

This is a great dessert to make if you are pushed for time as you can put it in the fridge for as little as 2 hours before serving.

The Kitchen will be closed over Christmas for a 3 week period.  From my family to yours we wish you a very Merry Christmas and a safe and Happy New Year.

100 gm dark chocolate, melted and cooled
4 tablespoons of strong coffee, cooled
125 gm mascarpone cheese
2 tablespoons icing sugar
150 gm cream, whipped

Melt your chocolate in either the microwave or over a double boiler and allow to cool to room temperature.  Also allow the coffee to cool to room temperature.

Whisk your mascarpone and icing sugar together until smooth.

Whisk in the cool coffee.

Whisk in the melted and cool chocolate.

Whisk through whipped cream until combined.

Either spoon or pipe the mousse into glasses, it looks neater piped, I tried both.


Decorate with whipped cream and shavings of white and milk chocolate.

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