Dark Chocolate Mousse in a Brandy Snap Basket with Pistachio Brittle
Island Lake Lodge makes this elegant and silky mousse that’s served in a crispy basket with pistachio brittle. There are a few steps to this recipe, but the end result is definitely with it. (You can always leave out the orange candy, which is largely decorative.)
The recipes for the Brandy Snap Basket and Pistachio Brittle and Orange Candy are separate.
Yield: 5 Servings Ready in 45 minutes
Cuisine: Main Ingredient: Chocolate
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Dark Chocolate Mousse in a Brandy Snap Basket with Pistachio Brittle Preparation
Gently melt chocolate and butter over double boiler. Add egg yolks and mix thoroughly.
Whip cream until soft peaks form, add vanilla and zest, and whip to stiff peaks.
Whip egg whites with cream of tartar until frothy. Gradually add sugar and whip to glossy stiff peaks.
Fold all ingredients together.
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