Chocolate & Passion-Fruit Mousse
ServeS 6 3 passion fruits, halved 6tbsp passion-fruit curd 200g (7oz) plain chocolate, broken into squares
100g (3½oz) unsalted butter
2tbsp brandy (optional) 4 eggs, separated
Giant chocolate stars
(we used Dr Oetker)
Edible gold glitter
Scoop out the seeds and
pulp from the halved passion fruits and sieve to extract the juice. Stir the sieved passionfruit juice into the passion-fruit curd to evenly combine and spoon the mixture into the bases of 6 small glasses.
Melt the broken up plain 2
chocolate, butter and brandy, if using, in a bowl resting over a pan of simmering water. Stir to combine.
Whisk the egg whites until 3 softly peaking.
Stir the egg yolks into the 4
melted chocolate until smooth and glossy. Fold in the whisked egg whites until evenly mixed then spoon into the glasses on top of the passionfruit curd. Chill for a least 1 hour.
Top each mousse with a
chocolate star and sprinkle of edible glitter.
PER SERVING: 441 calories, 29g fat (29g saturated), 33g carbohydrates