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Vegan mousse 100% cacao

This chocolate mousse is made of 2 ingredients: Chocolate and water, the rest is in the skill…

I must confess that it took more than one attempt to obtain an enjoyable result…..

The principle:

It is based on the chemical fact that mixing a mass containing 34% fat and water, creates a stable emulsion. So, final proportions will change depending on the amount of cacao content – and therefore fat percentage – of the chocolate you use.
For example, two 70%, 100 gr chocolate bar will have roughly 90 Gr fat. By adding 175 gr of water at the correct temperature, will create 265 gr of Vegan chocolate mousse.

The method:

  1. Melt the whole chocolate with the 175 Gr of water until you obtain a silky looking mass. This may require mixing for up to 4 minutes.
  2. Separately, place a bowl in an ice bath (like a double bath but over ice, instead of hot water)
  3. Quickly pour the melted chocolate in the cold bowl and start whisking forcefully for up to 5 minutes, or until you obtain the fluffy texture of a chocolate mousse.

To thicken the “mousse” you can add more hot chocolate melted in water.

Place in individual ramekins and enjoy!!

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