How to make Chocolate and Almond Mousse -

Chocolate mousse is well loved by most but when almonds are added to it the taste is further enhanced.

Sanjeev Kapoor

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Main Ingredients : Dark chocolate (डार्क चॉकलेट), Almonds (आलमंड/बादाम)

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Desserts

Chocolate and Almond Mousse

Chocolate and Almond Mousse Recipe Card


Fusion cuisine is one that combines elements of different culinary traditions. Cuisines of this type are not categorized according to any one particular cuisine style and have played a part in a number of innovations.
Fusion food is a general term for the combination of various forms of cookery and comes in several forms.  

Prep Time : 1-1.30 hour

Cook time : 6-10 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Sweet

Ingredients for Chocolate and Almond Mousse Recipe

  • Dark chocolate chopped 1 cup

  • Almonds blanched 1 cup

  • Egg yolks 3

  • Castor sugar (caster sugar) 2½ teaspoons

  • Milk 1/3 cup

  • Fresh cream ¾ cup

  • Cocoa powder for garnishing

  • Chocolate sticks for garnishing


Step 1

Cook the egg yolks and caster sugar in a double boiler, stirring, till thick or till it coats the back of the ladle. Remove from the heat.

Step 2

Add the milk to the egg mixture and mix well. Remove from heat and set aside.

Step 3

Place the chopped chocolate in a deep bowl and pour the milk-egg mixture over it and mix till the chocolate melts.

Step 4

Beat the fresh cream lightly and fold into the chocolate mixture.

Step 5

Grind ¾th almonds coarsely and sliver the remaining.

Step 6

Add ground almonds to chocolate mixture and mix well. Place the bowl in the refrigerator for 10-15 minutes or till it thickens.

Step 7

Place chocolate-almond mixture into individual glasses and refrigerate till set.

Step 8

Sprinkle cocoa powder and serve chilled garnished with almond slivers and chocolate sticks.

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