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Naughty chocolate mousse

Naughty chocolate mousse

It may be naughty, but it's very very nice indeed and chocolate's also an aphrodisiac so why not make one large one and grab two spoons

Preparation time: 5 minutes
Cooking time: 10 minutes
Calories per portion: 595 Kcal
Fat per portion: 51g of which saturated 29g
Serves: 1
Suitable for vegetarians

What you need:

  • Dark chocolate 40g (1½oz), chopped
  • Double cream 5 tbsp
  • Very strong black coffee 1tbsp
  • Soft light brown sugar 1 tsp or to taste
  • Chocolate-filled wafers to serve, optional

What you do:

  1. Slowly melt the chocolate in a heatproof bowl set over a pan of gently simmering water. Remove from the heat and stir with the double cream, coffee and sugar to taste.
  2. Pour into a coffee cup and chill for 20 minutes or until the chocolate mixture has a mousse texture. Serve with chocolate-filled wafers.

Handy cook's tip

If you don't like the taste of coffee, just leave it out of the method. The result will be even more chocolatey.

Handy shopper's tip

Check the cocoa content (it should be about 70 per cent) and make sure that the only fat it contains is cocoa butter.

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