Warm chocolate mousse with mint chocolate chip ice cream and chocolate crumble

Preparation time
over 2 hours

Cooking time
10 to 30 mins

Serves
Serves 4

Dietary
Vegetarian

By Glynn Purnell

Ingredients

For the mint chocolate chip ice cream

  • 475ml/18fl oz whipping cream
  • 400ml tin condensed milk
  • ½ tsp peppermint essence
  • 5 drops green food colouring
  • 175g/6oz dark chocolate (70% cocoa solids), chopped into small pieces

For the chocolate crumbs

  • 200g/7oz caster sugar
  • 200g/7oz ground almonds
  • 120g/4½oz plain flour
  • 88g/3oz cocoa powder
  • 2 tsp salt
  • 140g/5oz melted salted butter

For the chocolate mousse

  • 200g/7oz dark chocolate (70% cocoa solids), broken into pieces
  • 150ml/5fl oz double cream
  • 150ml/5fl oz free-range egg whites (about 5 egg whites)