Recipe: Chocolate Mousse

This triple chocolate mousse comes from chocolatier Thomas Haas

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Three kinds of chocolate mousse so good you’ll want to gulp them down

What’s better than chocolate mousse? Three kinds of chocolate mousse served in a martini glass!

Try Thomas Haas’ own chocolate mousse recipe and serve it in a martini glass for a special Valentine’s Day treat.


Milk chocolate mousse:

  • 5 oz. milk chocolate

  • 2 oz. whole milk

  • 4 oz. whipping cream

White chocolate mousse:

  • 5 oz. white chocolate

  • 2 oz. whole milk

  • 4 oz. whipping cream

Dark chocolate mousse:

  • 4 oz. dark chocolate (66% cocoa)

  • 3 oz. whole milk

  • 5 oz. whipping cream


  1. To make the milk chocolate mousse: Melt chocolate in the top of a double boiler.
  2. Heat the milk, but do not boil.
  3. Whip the whipping cream into soft peaks.
  4. Gently fold together the melted chocolate and hot milk.
  5. Fold in the whipped cream.
  6. Pipe a layer of the mousse into 8 to 10 martini glasses.
  7. Let the layer set while making the remaining mousse layers.
  8. Make the remaining two types of mousse following instructions for milk chocolate mousse.
  9. Layer the white mousse over the first layer.
  10. When set, top with a layer of dark mousse. Allow to set.
  11. Serve with caramelized, roasted cocoa nibs or chocolate shavings as desired.

Makes 8 to 10 servings.

Recipe courtesy Caren McSherry from the Gourmet Warehouse

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