This week’s challenge is Marquise au Chocolate, from “Baking Chez Moi”. When Dorie says that it is essentially a frozen chocolate mousse, that is a true representation. An amazingly delicious frozen chocolate mousse! And perfect for our upcoming Valentine’s Day.
The entire weekend that I planned to make this, all I heard from my husband was hemming and hawing about how he preferred baked goods, and how he thought it would be too rich, and “do you think I can have it with coffee” (really??). I knew it would be amazing, and his moaning was obnoxious. “Fine”, I said. “I’ll just take it to my team at work.”
I used Dorie’s “Bonne Idee”, and pulverized six Biscoff cookies, pressing them into the top of the mousse. I meant to make the chunks bigger and fold them into the mousse itself, but I forgot until I was pouring it into the mold. Oops. This was a great idea though — I loved the extra contrast in both flavor and texture.
Of course the first thing I heard from my husband’s mouth after he had his first bite was “mmmm…” followed by “looks like this won’t be making it to your office after all”.
I love being right.