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01.01.2003 -dessert - chocolate


« This recipe, somewhat forgotten now, is for an exquisite dessert that will evoke sentimental memories from your grandparents if you invite them and praise from those discovering this dessert. Easy to make, even at the last minute, if you have lady fingers in your cupboard and you know how to make chocolate mousse.  » 
Type DessertLady FingersMousseChocolateSyrup
Level of difficulty easy
Preparation time Preparation: 20 minutes - Cooking: No cooking
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Serves 6

Chocolate Mousse

Syrup for Dipping Cookies

  • ½ cup (120 g) water
  • 5 oz (140 g) sugar
  • 1/3 cup (100 g) kirsch, rum or other alcohol to taste


Preparation of Ingredients

Boil water and sugar and stir to completely dissolve sugar
Cool and when syrup is cold, add kirsch



While syrup cools, whip the very cold cream into a Chantilly
Melt chocolate with milk in a double boiler
Stir until chocolate is smooth Delicately blend chocolate into Chantilly cream with a spatula
Pour syrup into a soup bowl and soak cookies in syrup, then use them to line a pan closely together
Pour half the chocolate mousse into pan, top with a layer of lady fingers, pour over remaining chocolate mousse and cover with a layer of lady fingers
Chill for 12 hours
At serving time, turn out onto a serving platter, soaking mold in hot water to facilitate unmolding

Suggested drink or wines

2003 Maydie Domaine Laplace Natural Sweet Wine

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Chocolate mousse recipes  Chocolate mousse recipes
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Syrup recipes  Syrup recipes
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