White chocolate mousse with passion fruit

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By: Bill Granger From: Bill's Food

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This recipe is classed as easy

Rating 3.33 / 5 (40 votes)

Prep time:
15 min, plus 4 hrs for chilling
Cook time:
5 min
Serves:
8

Bill Granger's rich and creamy white chocolate mousse is topped with tart passion fruit, it is an easy make ahead dessert

Method

1. Put the white chocolate, milk and vanilla in a heatproof bowl over a saucepan of simmering water, making sure the bowl does not touch the water. Heat until the chocolate is just melted, stirring regularly. Allow to cool for 5 minutes.

2. Add the egg yolks to the melted chocolate, beating well after each addition.

3. Whip the cream in a bowl until soft peaks form then fold through the chocolate mixture until just combined.

4. Whisk the egg whites in a large, clean, dry bowl until soft peaks form. Using a large metal spoon, fold through the chocolate mixture in 2 batches.

5. Divide the mousse between ramekins, glasses or small bowls. Cover and chill for 3-4 hours, or until set. Remove from refrigerator and spoon the passion fruit on top of the mousse just before serving.

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Ingredients

  • 250 g good quality white chocolate
  • 80 ml milk
  • 1 tsp natural vanilla extract
  • 3 eggs, separated
  • 375 ml double cream
  • 6 tbsp pulp from passion fruit, you'll need around 3 passion fruit

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Latest Comment

 

Wow. Really delicious

riant riant  Posted 29 Oct 2011 8:51 AM
 

This is a lovely recipe. The addition of the passion fruit is genius as the sharpness of the fruit compliments the sweetness of the mousse very well.

vjaco1 vjaco1  Posted 30 Aug 2009 10:55 AM