'Chocolate Mousse of Your Life' With Only 2 Ingredients

chocolate mousseI rarely make chocolate mousse. I love it, but I don't know, it always just seems like kind of a pain -- and you have to wait for it to chill. Ugh, I hate waiting for desserts to chill. I want them now.

So, when I discovered this amazing chocolate mousse recipe that not only is instant (we're talking under five minutes here), but only calls for two -- yes, two -- ingredients, I jumped at the chance. And let me tell you, it certainly isn't called "The Best Chocolate Mousse of Your Life" for nothing. It really is that good.


Instant Chocolate Mousse from Cafe Fernando


  • 9.35 ounces bittersweet (70% cocoa solids) chocolate, chopped
  • 1 cup  water
  • 4 tbsp sugar, optional


1. Place a large mixing bowl on top of another slightly smaller one, filled with ice and cold water (the bottom of the large bowl should touch the ice). Set aside.

2. Put chocolate and water (also sugar and/or liquor if you’re using) in a medium-sized pan and melt the chocolate over medium heat, stirring occasionally.

3. Pour the melted chocolate into the mixing bowl sitting on top of ice and water, and start whisking with a wire whisk (or an electrical hand-held mixer) until thick. Watch the texture as you whip and make sure not to over-whip as it will make the mousse grainy. If the mousse becomes grainy (which is possible at your first try), transfer it back into the pan, reheat until half of it is melted, pour it back to the mixing bowl and whisk again briefly.

4. Divide into four serving cups and serve immediately.


Image via jules:stonesoup/Flickr

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the4m... the4mutts

This is 3 ingredients. Just so you know.

the4m... the4mutts

Even if the 3rd is optional. I have made it both ways, and without the sugar, its actually pretty gross.

paren... parentalrights1

For some reason... This picture just made me think of two girls 1 cup.

Knuckles Knuckles

Hahahagagaghahagaghah! @ parentalrights1

WandB... WandBmamma

Personally like to mix sugar free pudding mix with fresh whipping cream. Beat with mixer on high until thickened like whipd cream. serve and enjoy!!

kisse... kisses5050

The French word mousse literally means foam, and in reference to cooking, a  mousse  made from whipped  egg whites folded into  main ingredient ,in this case,chocolate. Chocolate mousse, or mousse au chocolat, at its most basic, contains whipped egg whites and melted chocolate. There are many variations between chocolate mousse recipes...However This one is NOT one them... this is cold melted chocolate and sugar in a cup and you may as well pop the lid off one of those plastic cups in the refrigerator sections from the market  then fool yourself believing you have achieved making a mousse.

JoCob... JoCobleigh

Melted chocolate & water. Bleh! Why bother? 

suziejax suziejax

I LOVE mousse!!!!!!!!

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