Spicy Chocolate Mousse Recipe

Spicy Chocolate Mousse, why ? Because we know there is spicy food lovers and there is chocolate lovers. We join them in an unique recipe that you can try at home.

During the Age of Discoveries, Portuguese promoted trades between cultures. Cultures from different Continents. Africa, Asia, South America, sailing was the way to transport species. ( Know more about chilies ) . Traveling has been always present on Portuguese culture, however on the last century immigrants move to cities with rivers or Oceanic coastline.

Spicy Chocolate Mousse


  • 200g of chocolate (70% cocoa)
  • 100ml Cream
  • 2 egg yolks
  • 4 egg whites
  • 30g of sugar
  • 1 teaspoon of spicy paprika or cayenne pepper
  • 2 dry piri-piri flakes (opcional)
  • A pinch of salt

Spicy Chocolate Mousse Preparation

First, start by melting the chocolate over bain marie.

While the chocolate is melting slow. Separate the yorlks from the whites and mix the egg yolks in a ball, with the cream, paprika or cayenne pepper.

Once your chocolate is totally melted, slowly add it to the previous mixture ( egg yolks, cream, paprika or cayenne pepper).

Whip the egg whites with a pinch of salt and the sugar until soft peaks form. Next, fold in the egg whites into the chocolate mixture, gently, a little at a time.

Serve in small individual bowls, and, before the chocolate mousse sets, sprinkle the top with some minced piri-piri flakes. 

Keep in the fridge for at least 2 hours before serving. You will be able to eat before, however we are pointing on the correct time. Depending of the temperature of the fridge, texture may be different.

Its ready? Perfect time to taste the art you made following the recipe.
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