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Salted Caramel Chocolate Mousse

Elevate your dessert game with my Salted Caramel Chocolate Mousse, where silky chocolate meets the allure of salted caramel. Indulge in layers of heavenly richness and subtle saltiness, creating a symphony of flavours that dances on your taste buds. Get ready to experience the ultimate dessert decadence in every spoonful.

Total Time
2 hours
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Ingredients for 4 – 6 Servings

  • 150g granulated sugar
    80g unsalted butter, cubed
    100ml heavy cream
    1 teaspoon sea salt

    For the Chocolate Mousse:
    200g dark chocolate, chopped
    300ml heavy cream, divided
    1 teaspoon gelatin powder
    2 tablespoons cold water

    For Garnish:
    Whipped cream
    Chocolate shavings
    Sea salt flakes

Total Time

  • Preparation Time
    45 min
  • Cooking Time
    15 min

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    1. Prepare the Salted Caramel:
      • In a heavy-bottomed saucepan, melt the sugar over medium heat, stirring constantly with a wooden spoon until it turns amber in color.
      • Add the butter and stir until completely melted and well combined.
      • Slowly pour in the heavy cream while stirring vigorously. Be cautious, as the mixture will bubble up.
      • Remove from heat, stir in the sea salt, and let the caramel cool to room temperature.
    2. Prepare the Chocolate Mousse:
      • Sprinkle gelatin over cold water and let it bloom for 5 minutes.
      • Melt the dark chocolate in a heatproof bowl over simmering water or in the microwave. Let it cool slightly.
      • Heat 150ml of heavy cream until hot but not boiling. Remove from heat and stir in the bloomed gelatin until dissolved. Pour the cream mixture over the melted chocolate and whisk until smooth. Let it cool to room temperature.
      • In a separate bowl, whip the remaining 150ml of heavy cream until soft peaks form. Gently fold the whipped cream into the chocolate mixture.
    3. Assemble the Mousse:
      • Spoon a layer of salted caramel into the bottom of serving glasses or bowls.
      • Pour the chocolate mousse over the caramel layer, filling the glasses about two-thirds full. Refrigerate for at least 2 hours or until set.
    4. Garnish and Serve:
      • Before serving, top the mousse with a dollop of whipped cream, a sprinkle of chocolate shavings, and a pinch of sea salt flakes.
      • Serve chilled and savor the delightful combination of silky chocolate mousse and indulgent salted caramel.
    Pro Tips
    • Caramel Consistency: Ensure the salted caramel is cooled to room temperature before layering it with the chocolate mousse for optimal texture.
    • Perfect Peaks: Whip the cream until soft peaks form; overwhipping can result in a dense mousse.
    • Layering Grace: Use a piping bag or a spoon to create elegant and distinct layers for a visually appealing presentation.
    • Chill Thoroughly: Allow the mousse to set in the refrigerator for at least 1-2 hours, enhancing its texture and flavor.
    • Creative Garnish: Experiment with different garnishes like caramel drizzle, cocoa powder dusting, or a sprig of mint for a personalized touch.


Calories per Serving:
Approximately 350 calories per serving. Indulge in the decadence while savoring each bite.
This Salted Caramel Chocolate Mousse is a decadent dessert that balances the richness of chocolate with the subtle saltiness of caramel, creating a dessert experience that’s nothing short of extraordinary. Enjoy every spoonful of this luxurious treat.

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