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A question about a recipe: Hervé This' Chocolate Mousse

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I have a question about the recipe "Hervé This' Chocolate Mousse" from Genius Recipes. Has anyone made this using a Vitamix? Do you think it would work or too much power?

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asked over 2 years ago
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Sam1148

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added over 2 years ago

I don't think so. It looks like it needs to be blended to incorporate air into the mix. Something that vitamix doesn't really do. Do you have a stick blender with a aerator disk?
Or put in the stick blender in tall bar glass and lift to incorporate air.

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sexyLAMBCHOPx

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added over 2 years ago

Yes, I do. I didnt think it would work. Thank you very much.

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Sam1148

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added over 2 years ago

Actually, on further reading of the recipe (I read to quickly). It looks like you DON'T want emulsion. So, maybe just a stainless bowl and whisk for better control.
Either way, it looks like a learning thing. Good luck.

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added about 2 years ago

I would be less concerned about having too much power and more concerned about the fact that his recipe calls for chilling the mixture as it's mixed.

Here's a totally different take on chocolate mousse that's made with a Vitamix: http://joyofblending.com...

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added about 2 years ago

It comes together really quickly and isn't difficult - quicker than whipped cream for example. But the transformation happens quite suddenly.

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added about 2 years ago

Since you asked the question 2 months ago, have you tried it yet? Results?

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sexyLAMBCHOPx

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added about 2 years ago

Not with the Vitamix. The KA hand mixer did the job quickly.