Chocolate Teardrop Mousse

My first dessert for this blog, Chocolate Teardrop (it can be tears of joy or otherwise, well for me its otherwise for now. 😦 ) but then when i look at the pics and the process that i’ve gone through to get this done, its back to πŸ™‚ WUHuu!..check it out man, gosh.. its such a challenge to play with chocolate. It gets stick and gooey and i just cant help licking my finger everytime i fold the chocolate paper (the surrounding of the teardrop shape that holds the mousse inside of it). The best way to deal with this is to work on a marble top and in an air-conditioned room, both of which i dont have. sigh. So i had to work very fast or sometimes i just sit close to the open fridge to get the cold breeze from it (kesian kan..hmmm)..lol.

I first make the chocolate fortress (the surrounding of the mousse.) i cut an inch wide and about 8cm length on a baking paper (the mould). At first, i thought that would do, by just melting the chocolate n evenly spread it on the baking paper. Then, as i was about to fold it to make the fortress, i find it very hard to make a teardrop cause the baking paper was too thin and not firm enough. But still manage to get a somesort of a teardrop yang cacat..ahhaa :D. I wasn’t satisfied, so i try agian..haha..this time i used one of those fliers from McDonald (u know those A4 size thick paper)so yeah..did the same time..n this time..success..so easy ba..just spread and fold..simple as that..haha..anyway after that folding, i let it rest in the fridge (i put at the bottom part, y?, cz fridge leaks sometimes..sigh..haha).

Rite, the mousse part. This is easy (so i thought..) just a few simple ingredients, cooking chocolate, whipping cream, eggs. So i melt the chocolate in my microware (shortcut ba..hehe) then separate the yolks and the whites, beat the yolks and whip the whites with a touch of salt ( this one haf to beat like gila..or just like what i did, use the hand mixer la…yes i got hand mixer..hehe..thank god..phew!) but one thing i found out is that, its always better to hand beat it cause after a while,Β there might be some egg whites underneath those foam (or is it bcz i didn’t beat long enough…hmmm), anyway, lastly is the whipping cream that needs to b whip. πŸ™‚

Lastly, combine yolks with melted chocolate then slowly fold into whipped cream and lastly the whites. Let it set for a while in fridge (supposed for an hour or longer but..i cant wait kan..cause wanted to take pic ba..hehe)Anyway, what i did after that was, to take out the thin baking paper that wraps around the fortress before putting the mousse. Guess what happen?As soon as i put the mousse in it, it breaks the chocolate fortress and the mousse just ooze out ..hehe..damn..then i thought, mayb its to thin or i need to freeze it longer. Then i think again, hey, what if i put the moussein first, chill it again then only remove the paper?hah..ya ba..boleh..so yeah.thats exactly what i did..hehe..

So this is what you get, a soft texture from the mousse and a little crunchy from the wall of chocolate teardrop. Tears of joy or otherwise?Well, i think its always both.. πŸ™‚

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8 Responses to “Chocolate Teardrop Mousse”

  1. Ann Says:

    It tasted really good, both mousse and wall. Really creamy and chocolaty πŸ™‚

  2. jeromz Says:

    ahem.. i wanna try ley!!!!

  3. b3nsim Says:

    hahah..u want to try ar? – Jeromz

    oh creamy and chocolati eh ah muah -Ann πŸ™‚

  4. jeromz Says:

    Wan!!!!!! for two yar
    πŸ˜›

  5. fara Says:

    chocolate.. lip-smacking πŸ˜‰

  6. Cynthia Says:

    Hmm…Chocolate and and a choice of teardrops??…..I’ll choose the tears of JOY…anytime!! Really sweet πŸ˜‰

  7. emelda Says:

    it look yummy and i believe it is… but erm did you serve this to anyone else beside your ah muah? Cos if you did… gosh… they all ate your saliva too!! Hahahahahah…since you said “It gets stick and gooey and i just cant help licking my finger everytime i fold the chocolate paper ”

    That open teardrop looks weird la…:D

  8. b3nsim Says:

    open tear drop?which one?hehe

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