Ludo Lefebvre's Chocolate Mousse

Ludo Lefebvre's light and airy chocolate mousse comes together with just six ingredients. Serve with strawberries for an extra sweet touch.

For a step-by-step demonstration on how to make this recipe, see this video.

  • Servings: 4

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  • 188 grams 70% dark chocolate
  • 94 grams butter
  • 6 egg yolks
  • 6 egg whites
  • 50 grams sugar (for the yolks)
  • 44 grams sugar (for the whites)
  • 250 grams sweet strawberries

How to make this recipe

  1. Melt chocolate with butter over a bain marie and mix very well until incorporated.

  2. Whip yolks with 50 grams sugar until ribbon stage pale yellow, and set a side.

  3. Whip whites with sugar 44 grams until soft peaks. Fold yolk mixture with chocolate until incorporated with a spatula gently.

  4. Then fold whites to chocolate mixture. Start with a small amount of whites. Use a whisk to fold into the chocolate gently folding from bottom of the bowl to the top until incorporated.

  5. Ladle the mousse into 4 8-ounce ramekins or one big sharing bowl.

  6. Let mixture set for 4 hours to set in refrigerator before serving with strawberries.

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