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Generally I think a Sunday can be a day with a little more indulgence… so often the kids and I will make a delicious dessert for Sunday night.  This evening the boys and I headed to my Mum’s place for a wonderful roast and I said that the 3 of us would take care of dessert.  Boys chose and we made chocolate mousse.  They helped a lot by licking the bowl.  I made a mental note to self that this is an easy dessert to make but best made when the other half is home to do the washing up.

Still, it’s a 3 ingredient wonder, made very quickly and with tremendous (mental) health benefits!

You can spice it up for adults with some added liquor in when you melt the chocolate.

As it happens it is also gluten free!


Easy and Delicious Chocolate Mousse


200g dark cholcolate

300ml cream

3 eggs, seperated


Melt chocolate over a pot of boiling water,stirring until all lumps out. Cool slightly n(about 5 mins) then quickly mix the egg yolks through

Beat the cream until thick and peaks form – fold in the chocolate

Beat the egg whites until light and fluffy with firm peaks formed. Fold through to make a light mousse

Transfer to a bog bowl or individual bowls and pop in the fridge for a few hours until ready to serve

I serve this topped with lots of fresh fruit – tonight we had segmented orange, strawberries and blueberries

It is very delicious!Image