Chocolate, Prune & Brandy Mousse - Whitworths - Whitworths
mousse, dessert, chocolate, prunes, brandy
  • 20 mins
  • 10 mins
  • Makes 4

Chocolate, Prune & Brandy Mousse

  • 50g Whitworths Chilean Orchard Prunes
  • 2 medium eggs, separated
  • 25g caster sugar
  • 2 tbsp brandy
  • 100g plain chocolate, broken up
  • 200ml double cream

Ready… Steady… Bake…

  • Chop the prunes then soak in brandy for 10 minutes, setting aside a few for decoration later.
  • Melt the chocolate in a bowl over simmering water then remove from the heat.
  • Leave to cool for a little then stir in the egg yolks and prunes.
  • Whip 150ml of the cream until starting to hold it's shape then fold into the chocolate mixture.
  • Whisk the egg whites until stiff, add the sugar then whisk again.
  • Fold the egg whites into the chocolate and cream mixture and divide between 4 glasses. Refrigerate and chill for 1 hour.
  • Whip the remaining 50ml of cream until holding in soft peaks then spoon on the top of the mousse, sprinkle with the set aside prunes then serve and enjoy!
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