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Chocolate Mousse Pots with Strawberry Carrots

4.34 from 3 votes
Learn how to make my Chocolate Mousse Pots with Strawberry Carrots, a perfect dessert for Easter or any special event.
Chocolate strawberry Mousse Pots

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This is a simple and amazing dessert for Easter featuring lovely, thick Chocolate Mousse. I’ll show you how easy it is to make it BIG & BOLD into an impressive dessert for your Easter or any special event!

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Chocolate Mousse Pots with Strawberry Carrots

4.34 from 3 votes
Learn how to make my Chocolate Mousse Pots with Strawberry Carrots, a perfect dessert for Easter or any special event.
Author: Gemma Stafford
Learn how to make my Chocolate Mousse Pots with Strawberry Carrots, a perfect dessert for Easter or any special event.
Author: Gemma Stafford

Ingredients

  • 8 oz Good quality chocolate (72% cocoa solids)
  • 1 Tbsp Butter
  • 1/2 Cup Warm water
  • 6 Whole Eggs , separated
  • Cookie dirt
  • 10 Oreo cookies (without the centre)
  • Strawberry Carrots
  • 8 oz White chocolate chips
  • 1 Tbsp Veg/canola oil
  • 2 Drops s Orange food coloring

Instructions

  • Put the chocolate and butter in a heatproof bowl and put over simmer water ( ban Marie) to melt
  • Gently stir until melted
  • Remove rom the heat and cool
  • Whisk the eggs whites in a large clean bowl until stiff peeks form
  • Whisk the egg yolks into the chocolate mix until combined
  • Then gently fold in the egg whites into the chocolate mix also. Start by folding in 1 spoonful to loosen the mix, then fold in the rest
  • Spoon the mousse into your prepared, lined pots. Fill up to the top to make for nice presentation
  • For you cookie 'dirt' crumbs
  • In a food processor or with a rolling pin make crumbs with your cookies. Leave some texture in your crumb so it looks like real lumps of dirt
  • For the Strawberry Carrots
  • Gently melt your white chocolate ( if microwaving do short intervals as it burns easily)
  • Mix in the oil and food coloring. If it is a bit too thick then add a little more oil. It should be runny. If you need to add more food coloring do until you reach your desired orange
  • Pull back the hull so you don't get chocolate in it and it keeps green.
  • Roll the strawberry and the edge of the bowl to get a good, clean coating of chocolate. Lift out, shake off any excess chocolate and lay to set on parchment paper
  • Roll the strawberry in chocolate as close to the hull as possible so you can't see any strawberry left
  • I drizzled over lines on my carrots to make them look more authentic. Do this using a little piping bag or drizzle the chocolate off a spoon. You may need to reheat the chocolate to thin it out
  • ( I know that when you try this you will realize it is not as easy as I make it sound. My first batch looks pretty sad. The second one was much better. You will get the hang of it 🙂
  • The Assembly
  • Generously scatter the cookie 'dirt' over the chocolate mousse
  • Stick the strawberry 'carrot' in the dirt so it looks like it's growing out of the pot
  • To really impress your family and friends, pick up some fun Easter bits at a craft store and decorate a plate with chicks, eggs and all things Easter

 

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Natashia
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Natashia
1 year ago

Hi Gemma. I saw a video where you made a quick chocolate mousse with corn flour and I’m pretty sure no eggs, but can’t find this recipe on your website.

Rachael Schumer
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Rachael Schumer
1 year ago

Hi! I made the recipe and it’s not fluffy, it’s kind of watery and grainy? Any idea why? Thank you!

Binu
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Binu
2 years ago

Hi, I m planning to make the mousse alone. How many would it serve? Should I add some 1/4 cup sugar to make it sweet or would it be sweet enough for kids? I will be mousse for the first time, hence asking. TIA

Rachael Schumer
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Rachael Schumer
2 years ago

I am so sorry to be a bother, but I just wanted to confirm the recipe has no sugar or heavy cream in it?

Thank you! 🙂

Rachael Schumer
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Rachael Schumer
2 years ago

How far in advance can these be made?

Rachael Schumer
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Rachael Schumer
2 years ago

Hello! Can you tell me how many this makes? I am wondering how many pots to purchase..

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Serafina
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Serafina
3 years ago

What a brilliant idea! I’ve been looking for a favorite chocolate mousse recipe I managed to lose years ago. It used Grand Manier which really highlighted the chocolate flavor but that’s all I remember. If I add liqueur to this how much would you suggest? I assume I add it to the cooled chocolate? Can I use chocolate with 85% cocoa instead of 72% and do I have to make any other adjustments if so? Thanks so much!

Bella
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Bella
3 years ago

Wonderful! May I ask what can be a substitute for whipping cream? Many thanks!

Ralph
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Ralph
4 years ago

Hi Gemma, I really love your videos especially those no knead recipes. 🙂 Can i use semi-sweet chocolate chips instead? thanks for the reply.. 🙂

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