Decadent Chocolate Mousse with Dulce de Leche and Meringue Pieces

Chill before serving

 

 

 

 

This is a truly luxurious dessert for when you aren’t counting calories and fancy something a little special but be warned, you’ll need a very sweet tooth. The perfect grown-up dessert for dinner parties, you can make it ahead of time and leave it to set during the day until it is time to serve.

 

Ingredients:

(Makes six large servings or eight smaller ones)

 

400g milk chocolate

300ml double cream

3 medium egg whites

80g sugar

1 x 400g tin Dulce de Leche

2 meringues, broken into pieces

Chocolate shavings to decorate

 

 

Method:

If you haven’t done so already, prepare a tin of Dulce de Leche and allow to cool.

Break the chocolate into pieces and melt over a bain marie.

 

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Melt chocolate over a bain marie

 

Whisk the egg whites and sugar together until firm.

 

Whisk sugar and egg whites until firm (but not too firm)
Whisk sugar and egg whites until firm (but not too firm)

 

Add the egg white and sugar mixture to the melted chocolate…

 

Add the egg white and sugar mixture to the melted chocolate
Add the egg white and sugar mixture to the melted chocolate

 

Fold into melted chocolate using a large metal spoon.

 

Fold into melted chocolate using a large metal spoon. 
Fold into melted chocolate using a large metal spoon.

 

Whisk the cream and once again fold into the chocolate mixture.

Spoon into glasses and chill for 1 hour.

 

Spoon into glasses and chill for one hour
Spoon into glasses and chill for one hour

 

Once chilled spoon on a layer of dulce de leche.

 

Spoon on a layer of dulce de leche
Spoon on a layer of dulce de leche

 

Top with broken meringue pieces and decorate with chocolate shavings.

 

Top with broken meringue pieces and chocolate shavings
Top with broken meringue pieces and chocolate shavings

 

Chill until time to serve.

 

Chill before serving
Chill before serving

 

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