NEAPOLITAN MOUSSE

 

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Ingredients

  • Chocolate Mousse:
  • 8 oz semi sweet chocolate
  • 1 1/2 cups heavy cream
  • 4 egg yolks
  • 1/8 cup granulated sugar
  • 3 egg whites
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • White Chocolate Mousse:
  • 8 oz white chocolate
  • 1 1/2 cups heavy cream
  • 4 egg yolks
  • 1/8 cup granulated sugar
  • 3 egg whites
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • Strawberry Mousse:
  • 1 tsp gelatin
  • 8 1/2 oz of strawberry puree (room temp)
  • 4 tbl of powdered sugar
  • juice of lemon
  • 7 egg whites
  • 4 oz granulated sugar
  • 2 tbl cold water
  • 12 1/2 oz heavy cream

Directions

  • Chocolate Mousse: Melt the chocolate over a double boiler, keep warm.
  • Whip the heavy cream to soft peaks, keep chilled.
  • Whisk the egg yolks and the first amount of granulated sugar over a double boiler and heat until the sugar dissolves (approximately 115 degrees).
  • Transfer the yolks to an electric mixer with a whip attachment. Whip the yolks on high speed until 3x's the original volume, light in color and holds ribbon.
  • When the yolks are close to finish; start whisking the egg whites with the second amount of granulated sugar. Whip to a firm peak.
  • When the entire mise en place is ready, fold the warm chocolate into the egg yolk base.
  • Fold in the egg whites.
  • Fold in the heavy cream.
  • Strawberry Mousse: Sprinkle the gelatin into a bowl containing 1 tbl of cold water.
  • Combine the fruit puree, powdered sugar, and the lemon juice in a large bowl. Whisk until well blended.
  • Prepare a Swiss meringue. Put granulated sugar and egg whites in bowl over double boiler and heat until sugar dissolves. Transfer to electric mixer and whip to stiff peaks.
  • Dissolve the gelatin over a double boiler. Whisk gelatin into fruit puree.
  • Whip heavy cream in mixer to stiff peaks.
  • Transfer the meringue to a large bowl. Fold the puree into meringue.
  • Carefully fold heavy cream in mixture
  • For the vanilla mousse, do the same that you did for dark chocolate, but just substitute with white chocolate chips.

Notes

Categories: Dessert  Mousse 

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