200 g/7 oz plain (semi-sweet) chocolate
3 eggs, separated
15-30 ml/1-2 tbsp brandy
150 ml double (heavy) cream
Coarsely grated chocolate, to decorate
Melt the chocolate over a pan of hot
water (or in the microwave). Beat in the egg yolks and brandy. Whisk
the egg whites until stiff, then the cream in a separate bowl until
peaking. Fold the cream, then egg whites into the chocolate mixture.
Turn into a glass serving dish and chill until firm. Sprinkle with
coarsely grated chocolate before serving.