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Easy chocolate mousse

  • Vegetarian Diet

    Diet based on cereals, pulses, nuts, seeds, vegetables, fruits and other animal foods such as honey and eggs. Excludes meat, fish, mollusks.

  • Gluten Free Diet

    Excludes foods containing gluten, such as wheat, barley, rye and their by-products.

  • Egg Free Diet

    It is usually followed when someone is allergic to this food.

  • Nuts Free Diet

    It is usually followed when someone is allergic to nuts.

Method

  • Create a bain marie (hot water bath) by placing a bowl over a pot full of simmering water on low heat.
  • Break up the couverture into small pieces with your hands and place into bowl.
  • Heat over bain marie and stir with a spatula until the chocolate is almost completely melted.
  • In a large bowl, add the chilled heavy cream and vanilla extract.
  • Beat with a hand mixer on high speed until you create whipped cream. (Don’t beat for too long so it doesn’t split. When the texture becomes like thick yogurt, it is ready.)
  • Add the melted chocolate and quickly but gently fold so that it doesn’t lose its volume.
  • When completely incorporated, transfer to a pastry bag and pipe into small serving bowls.
  • Top with your choice of fruit, mint leaves and icing sugar.
  • Cover with plastic wrap and store in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.

Tip

Make sure the heavy cream is chilled so that your whipped cream turns out perfect!
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Nutritional
Chart

Nutrition information per portion

425
Calories (kcal)
21 %

Calories

Shows how much energy food releases to our bodies. Daily caloric intake depends mainly on the person’s weight, sex and physical activity level. An average individual needs about 2000 kcal / day.

37.0
Total Fat (g)
53 %

Fatty Acids

Are essential to give energy to the body while helping to maintain the body temperature. They are divided into saturated "bad" fats and unsaturated "good" fats.

23.0
Saturated Fat (g)
115 %

Saturated Fats

Known as "bad" fats are mainly found in animal foods. It is important to check and control on a daily basis the amount you consume.

13.0
Total Carbs (g)
5 %

Carbohydrates

The main source of energy for the body. Great sources are the bread, cereals and pasta. Use complex carbohydrates as they make you feel satiated while they have higher nutritional value.

16.0
Sugars (g)
18 %

Sugars

Try to consume sugars from raw foods and limit processed sugar. It is important to check the labels of the products you buy so you can calculate how much you consume daily.

7.2
Protein (g)
14 %

Protein

It is necessary for the muscle growth and helps the cells to function well. You can find it in meat, fish, dairy, eggs, pulses, nuts and seeds.

5.5
Fibre (g)
22 %

Fibers

They are mainly found in plant foods and they can help regulate a good bowel movement while maintaining a balanced weight. Aim for at least 25 grams of fiber daily.

0.06
Sodium (g)
1 %

Salt

A small amount of salt daily is necessary for the body. Be careful though not to overdo it and not to exceed 6 grams of salt daily

*Based on an adult’s daily reference intake of 2000 kcal.

*The nutritional chart and the symbols refer to the basic recipe and not to the serving suggestions.

*To calculate nutritional table data, we use software by Nutritics logo 917a1b6ba55874b5d139866e10c236ccff8cbaa226cb4c05ba54efca0b20cc63

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