Chocolate mousse with raspberries
Chocolate mousse with raspberries


  • 100g plain chocolate
  • 300g low fat ready-made custard
  • 3 large egg whites
  • 150g raspberries
  • ½ tsp icing sugar


  1. Break 100g plain chocolate into pieces and place in large heatproof bowl. Gently simmer water in a pan and place the large heatproof bowl with chocolate on top until is it almost melted.
  2. Remove the bowl and stir the chocolate with a wooden spoon until smooth. Leave to cool for 15 minutes, ensuring the chocolate does not set.
  3. Stir custard into the melted chocolate until smooth. Then whisk egg whites in a large bowl until stiff. Stir 1/3 of the egg whites into the chocolate mixture with a large metal spoon to loosen, then fold in the other 2/3.
  4. Place mixture into dessert dishes. Cover with cling film and chill for 1 hour.
  5. Uncover, add raspberries and dust with sifted icing sugar.
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