Halloween dessert mousse with meringue ghosts and chocolate chip cookies
Portions: 4 persons | Preparation: 460 minutes
A spooky treat on Halloween night with a slight spooky flavor. The one with meringue spirits tastes creamy, chocolatey and airy! Prepared in advance, the mousse can be served well as a Halloween dessert.
Please review recipe:
- 3 eggs
- 125g dark chocolate
- 10g butter
- 1/2 cup cream
- 3 tablespoons powdered sugar
Meringue spirits and topping
- 2 egg whites
- 1 tablespoon water
- 1 pinch salt
- 100 g sugar
- 100 g icing sugar
- 1 tbsp lemon juice
- Chocolate, liquid, for decoration
- 100 g chocolate biscuits, crumbled
Prepare the meringues
- Beat the egg whites with 1 tbsp water and a pinch of salt.
- Gradually add the sugar and icing sugar and beat until glossy.
- Add 1 tbsp lemon juice and stir.
- Pour the egg whites into a piping bag.
- Squirt small heaps of “ghosts” onto a baking tray lined with baking paper.
- Leave the meringues to dry in the oven at approx. 80°C and circulating air for approx. 2 hours.
- Dab the eyes of the ghosts with chocolate.
prepare the mousse
- Separate the egg whites from the yolks.
- In a separate bowl, mix the yolks with a blender.
- Melt the chocolate and butter in a heatproof bowl.
- Let them cool.
- Whip the cream until firm.
- Den Add the icing sugar to the egg white and beat until firm.
- Gently stir the egg yolks with the firm cream using a kitchen spatula.
- The liquid chocolate and butter mixture should still be slightly warm, but not too hot.
- Put the chocolate in the d Stir the cream and egg yolk mixture.
- Add ¼ of the egg whites and mix gently.
- Add the remaining egg whites and stir until you have an airy and homogeneous mousse.
- Pour the mousse into 4 small glasses.
- For at least 5 Place in the fridge for hours, preferably overnight.
- Garnish the mousse with crumbled chocolate chip cookies and meringue spirits and serve as a Halloween dessert.
- Hand mixer
- Small dessert glasses
- Heatproof bowl