I "broke" my mousse ... will it still set?

Discussion in 'Food & Cooking' started by alexcabot, Jul 4, 2011.

  1. alexcabot

    alexcabot

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    I was making chocolate mousse for only the second time today. I didn't realize the chocolate had to cool some before being added to the whipped cream, and ended up making delicious, chocolatey soup instead of mousse. I've put it into the fridge and it's now slightly thicker, but is it beyond repair? Any chance it'll have set by tomorrow morning?
     
  2. cheflayne

    cheflayne

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    Not quite sure how you were doing the mousse, I usually fold the melted chocolate into the whipped yolks, then fold in the whipped whites, and finally the whipped cream. If you let the chocolate cool before folding it in, it will become chocolate chip mousse.

    I doubt that it will set much more overnight. I would suggest putting it in individual portion size cups or something similar and then freezing it.