Spiced Chocolate Mousse


  • 400g Haigh’s Dark Ginger Block (chopped)
  • 250g cream
  • 250g milk
  • 1 ½ birds-eye chilli’s
  • 3 egg yolks
  • 100g sugar
  • 3 egg whites


  1. Add together the cream, milk, and birds-eye chilli’s in a saucepan and bring to a simmer slowly.
  2. After the simmer, allow the cream mixture to sit for 20 minutes, then strain.
  3. Re-heat and then pour over the Haigh’s Dark Ginger Block and stir in until smooth.
  4. Beat the 3 egg yolks and 50gms of the sugar until pale and creamy.
  5. Whip the 3 egg whites and the remaining 50gms of sugar together until soft peaks are formed.
  6. Fold the yolks and whites into the Haigh’s Dark Ginger Block mix and refrigerate to set.

Serving Suggestions

Serve in individual ramekins or spoon onto a serving plate and decorate as desired


Makes 4 - 6 serves
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Recipe by: Simon Bryant

Photographer: Randy Larcombe