The Easiest Chocolate Mousse Ever

90 mins (prep 15)
6 ingredients
makes 4 servings
The trick here is that instead of beating egg whites into peaks, you whip the chocolate and egg together in a blender. Salmonella from underdone eggs is rare, but if you're concerned about partly uncooked yolks, skip this for the kids and save it for the adults.

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  • 6 ounces good-quality semisweet chocolate (such as valrhona), chopped, plus extra for shavings (optional)
  • 1 cup milk (any fat content)
  • 2 tablespoons brewed espresso
  • 4 tablespoons butter (1/2 stick)
  • 2 eggs (the freshest possible)


Serving Size (46.79 g)
Servings 4
Amount per Serving
Calories 222.14 Calories from Fat 123.57
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 13.73g 84.49%
Saturated Fat 8.68g 173.53%
Trans Fat 0.48g %
Cholesterol 52.5mg 70.0%
Sodium 250.2mg 41.7%
Total Carbohydrate 14.71g 19.61%
Dietary Fiber 0.0 g 0.0%
Sugars 14.71 g %
Protein 10.42g 83.33%
Vitamin A 422.1IU% Vitamin C 1.71mg%
Calcium 358.75mg% Iron 0.09mg%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your diet value must be higher or lower depending upon your calorie needs:
  Calories 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less Than 65g 80g
Sat Fat Less Than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less Than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less Than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carb   300g 375g
Dietary Fiber   25g 30g
Potassium   3,500 mg
Protein   50 g
Calories Per Gram
Fat 9•Carbohydrate 4•Protein 4
*Nutrition information was calculated excluding the following ingredients:
semisweet chocolate, brewed espresso