Chocolate Mint Mousse

Chocolate Mint Mousse

Serves 2


100g plain dark chocolate
2 eggs, separated
1 teaspoon instant good quality coffee
1 teaspoon freshly chopped mint, either Moroccan, Spearmint or Curly.
Whipped cream for decoration
4 whole mint leaves


  1. Melt chocolate in the microwave or double saucepan.
  2. When smooth and liquid remove from heat and add beaten egg yolks to chocolate while its still hot
  3. Add coffee and chopped mint
  4. Leave to cool for about 15 minutes
  5. Beat egg whites , not too stiff, and fold into cooling chocolate mixture.
  6. Spoon into containers.
  7. Just before serving garnish with a blob of whipped cream and whole mint leaves.

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