French chocolate mousse recipe

Bake with me this delicious chocolate mousse. Easy and quick to bake, this essential recipe is to try at least once!

Oven free recipe and naturally gluten free, the dessert is just perfect for summer time when you absolutely don’t want to turn on your oven 

Only 3 ingredients and 10min to bake, this light dessert will be your new must-have. 

The cherry on the top: this mousse will be ready to eat in 30min only! Just perfect when you’re in a rush to bake and serve a homemade dessert for your guests 😉



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About this Recipe

This dessert was created in the 18th century by a Swiss chef of Louis the 16th (French monarch). The name “Chocolate mousse” comes later from another chef, Menon. 

It appeared for the first time in a cooking book in 1820. 

Then, the recipe started to be realize by people easily from their home. 

chocolate mousse


  • 7oz (200g) of dark chocolate
  • 5 eggs
  • 1/4 cup (50g) of granulated sugar
  • A pinch of salt

Step by Step Instructions

Step 1

Separate your egg yolks and your egg whites.

Add in your egg whites a pinch of salt and whisk them with a hand mixer or a stand mixer until they are well whipped. Place them aside.

Step 2

Melt your dark chocolate and place it aside as well. You can use your microwave 30sec by 30sec or a “bain marie” created with a sauce pan with bowling water and your mixing bowl with the chocolate on the top.

Step 3

Then, take the egg yolks and whisk them with the sugar until they become whiter and double in size.

Add the melted chocolate and stir to combine everything. Your chocolate needs to be not too hot at this step to not “cook” your eggs.

Finally, add carefully the egg whites and stir until all the elements are well combine.

Step 4

Take your individual ramekin or your plate where you will serve your mousse.

Pour your chocolate mousse inside and place it in the fridge for at least 30min before tasting!

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