Blue Bayou Chocolate Mousse

Blue Bayou Chocolate Mousse

Yield: 8 cups

12 ounces bittersweet chocolate
4 ounces unsalted butter
5 ounces egg whites
2 ounces granulated sugar
3 1/2 cups heavy cream

In a double boiler combine chocolate and butter, stirring until melted. Whip cream and sugar until light and fluffy; set aside.

Beat egg whites at high speed until soft peaks form.

Using a wire whisk combine egg whites with the melted chocolate and then with the whipped cream. Cover and refrigerate overnight.

Source: Disney’s Blue Bayou