Ingredients for 4 people
100g caster sugar
80g salted butter with salt flakes
160g dark chocolate (minimum 70% cocoa content).
Melt the chocolate and salted butter in a heatproof bowl over a pan of simmering water
Separate the egg yolks and whites into two large bowls.
Add the sugar to the egg yolks and whisk together until the mixture has doubled in volume, then whisk in the melted chocolate and butter mixture
Add a pinch of salt to the egg whites, then whisk them until stiff, then gently fold into the mixture in the other bowl.
Pour the mixture into individual serving bowls and refrigerate for 3 to 4 hours.
Add the grated zest of an unwaxed organic orange to the mousse
Serve with a glass of red dessert wine such as Banyuls or Maury