It is extremely chocolaty with a taste of red wine. And it should only be eaten with the one(s) you love. Or you will eat the entire batch.
Chocolate Merlot MousseServes 3
2 bars dark chocolate (3 oz total)
2 eggs, separated
1/3 cup whipping cream, very cold
1/4 cup merlot (or other red wine of your choice)
2 tsp sugar
Place a medium mixing bowl and mixer beaters into the freezer. Place water in a double boiler and bring to a low simmer. Place the chocolate into the top pan and leave to melt.
Using clean beaters, whip the egg whites until they become stiff and form peaks. Fold egg whites into the chocolate mixture.