Kahlua mousse


  • 2 egg yolks
  • 2 Tbsp Kahlua liqueur
  • ¼ cup sugar
  • 3 oz semi-sweet chocolate
  • ¼ cup butter
  • 2 Tbsp Kahlua liqueur
  • 2 egg whites
  • 1 ½ tsp sugar
  • 1 cup whipping cream
  • Mint leaves, for garnish
  • Mint chocolate sticks, for garnish


Beat egg yolks and 2 Tbsp. Kahlua in the top of a double boiler. Beat in ¼ cup sugar and beat until slightly thickened and color lightens. Place pan over boiling water. Cook and stir until thickened, about 10 minutes. Set top of double boiler in a bowl of cold water. Beat until mixture is thick, 3 to 4 minutes. Melt chocolate and butter together. Stir in remaining 2 Tbsp. Kahlua. Add to egg mixture. Beat egg whites until soft peaks form. Add remaining sugar. Beat until stiff peaks form. Add to chocolate mixture. Beat whipping cream until stiff. Fold into chocolate mixture. Spoon mousse into parfait glasses or dessert cups. Chill 3 hours before serving.

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