Chocolate Mousse & Strawberries

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Ingredients
200g chocolate (any of your choice; white/milk/dark)
250g double cream
2 egg whites
400g large strawberries
4 tbsp sugar
Icing sugar
Chocolate sauce
Mint leaves or sprinkles for deco

Method:
1. Clean, slice and wash the strawberries.

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2. Squash about 75g worth of strawberries in each of your six dessert bowls/ramekins/glasses.

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3. Mix some icing sugar into each glass according to the sweetness of the strawberries. Not too sweet as the mousse also has sugar in it.

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4. Now break the chocolate into pieces and and place over boiling water to melt.

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5. Once majority has melted, add ONLY around 100g of the double cream. Stir till the chocolate has fully melted. Then place it in the fridge to cool down totally.

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6. Whip up the rest of your double cream till it appears to have soft peaks.

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7. Then add the egg whites and whip till white. Add one spoon of sugar at a time, whilst continuing to whisk until the mixture forms stiff peaks.

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8. Once the melted chocolate has totally cooled down in the fridge, fold it into the whipped mixture with a light hand to create the mousse. Gently stir it a little so the dark and light colours combine to create a marble effect.

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9. Spoon over the strawberries. Roughly three large tablespoons of mouse per a glass.

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10. Leave to chill overnight in fridge. Garnish with chocolate sauce and mint leaves or sprinkles.

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Enjoy x

Love from Foodie Khuzzy B

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