In this video, you’ll see how to make voluptuous, velvety dark chocolate mousse. It’s a dessert that seems difficult but is actually surprisingly easy to make. The double-secret ingredient here is a pinch of chipotle chile pepper! It’s optional, but go ahead and use it; it really brings out the best from the dark chocolate, and it won’t make the mousse taste spicy. There are also a couple valuable technique tricks to see. You’ll fold half of the whipped cream into the melted chocolate mixture. The second half of the whipping cream you’ll spoon on top of individual ramekins of your amazing chocolate mousse—on day 2, after you’ve allowed the ramekins to chill. Watch the video, then get the recipe for Chef John's Dark Chocolate Mousse. This sensational dessert is an absolute no-brainer for Valentine’s Day.