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Aldi Australia reveals recipe for caramel chocolate ganache mousse home bakers obsessed

A ‘life-changing’ salted caramel chocolate mousse recipe for Christmas is taking social media by storm – and it costs just $16 to make

  • A tasty recipe for salted caramel chocolate mousse is driving home cooks wild
  • The decadent dessert was shared by Aldi Australia to its popular Instagram page 
  • Chocolate, butter, eggs, cream and sugar are the main ingredients required 

Keen home cooks are going wild for a recipe for a salted caramel chocolate ganache mousse that uses just six ingredients and costs $16 to make.

Aldi Australia recently posted details to its Instagram page along with a caption describing the treat: as ‘the decadent dessert of your dreams!’.

The easy-to-make sweet dish serves six and is made with cooking chocolate, butter, eggs, cream, sugar and salt.

Not only that, the ‘life-changing’ dessert can be made stages so there’s no need to spend hours in the kitchen cooking. 

Aldi Australia recently shared a recipe for salted caramel chocolate ganache mousse that home bakers are obsessed with (stock image)

What Aldi items were used to make the dessert? 

Choceur Dark Cooking Chocolate 200g: $2.29

Beautifully Butterfly Unsalted Butter 250g: $2.79

Lodge Farms Free Range Eggs 1 Dozen 600g $3.69 (NSW price)

Brownes Thickened Cream 300mL: $2.39

Choceur Milk Cooking Chocolate, 200g: $2.29

Merryfield Raw Sugar 2kg: $2.09

Stonemill Table Salt 750mg: $1.29

Starting with the mousse, begin by melting 200g of dark chocolate and 20g of butter over low heat until smooth.

Next, add six egg yolks and stir until combined. In a separate bowl, beat six egg with an electric mixer until stiff.

Then slowly add the egg whites to the chocolate and stir through. Once combined the mixture can be poured into cups and left in the fridge to set.

To make the ganache add two cups of cream to a mixing bowl which needs to be heated in the microwave for 30 seconds.

Then add 200g of melted milk chocolate and whisk until smooth and creamy. Spoon this over the mousse and smooth across. 

The dessert is made in stages, beginning with the chocolate mousse which is made using dark chocolate, eggs and butter (stock image)

The dessert is made in stages, beginning with the chocolate mousse which is made using dark chocolate, eggs and butter (stock image)

Lastly to create the caramel, heat one cup of raw sugar over medium heat until melted. Next, add 90g of butter and stir until combined. Then add half a cup of cream and stir.

When the caramel reaches boiling point, remove from the heat and add one teaspoon of salt.

Finally, drizzle over the ganache and allow to cool. 

What is the recipe for salted caramel chocolate ganache mousse?

To make the mousse:

Melt 200g of dark chocolate and 20g of butter over a low heat until smooth.

Next, add six egg yolks and stir until combined. In a separate bowl, beat six egg with an electric mixer until stiff.

Then slowly add the egg whites to the chocolate and stir through. Once combined the mixture can be poured into cups and left in the fridge to set.

To make the ganache: 

Add two cups of cream to a mixing bowl which needs to be heated in the microwave for 30 seconds.

Then add 200g of melted milk chocolate and whisk until smooth and creamy. Spoon this over the mousse and smooth across.

To make the caramel:

Heat one cup of raw sugar over a medium heat until melted. Then add 90g of butter and stir until combined. Then add half a cup of cream and stir.

When the caramel reaches boiling point, remove heat and add one teaspoon of salt. Finally, drizzle over the ganache and allow to cool.

Keen home cooks who’ve spotted the recipe for the dessert online have been quick to say how incredible it looks as well as how keen they are to try.

One person wrote: ‘Oh my goodness me! How decadent does this look!’ while another added: ‘I could eat 10 right now!’

A third said: ‘get in my tummy’ while another enthusiastically stated: ‘OMG!! We need to try now!’ 



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