Chocolate mousse recipes vary depending on the cook and the kind of mousse being made, but the typical recipe has around five or six ingredients. Chocolate, eggs and whipped cream almost always figure into the recipe.
Mousse is a popular dessert noted for its light and fluffy texture. It is commonly made to be served in a glass, but can also be used for cakes, tarts and various frozen treats. The Food Network offers a recipe consisting of six ingredients that can be cooked in under 90 minutes. Betty Crocker's recipe contains five ingredients and takes a little over two hours.