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Little Pots of Orange Chocolate Mousse

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Introduction

This chocolate mousse has a delicate flavour of orange. If you don’t like the orange flavour just add another liqueur of your choice. It serves 4 - 6 in little pots. "If like me you like generous amounts then 4 servings it will make!}

This chocolate mousse has a delicate flavour of orange. If you don’t like the orange flavour just add another liqueur of your choice. It serves 4 - 6 in little pots. "If like me you like generous amounts then 4 servings it will make!}

Ingredients

Serves: 4-6

Metric Cups
  • 120 grams dark chocolate
  • 120 millilitres double cream
  • 1 tablespoon grand marnier
  • 2 medium egg yolks
  • 2 medium egg whites (whisked until stiff)
  • 4 ounces bittersweet chocolate
  • 4⅕ fluid ounce heavy cream
  • 1 tablespoon grand marnier
  • 2 medium egg yolks
  • 2 medium egg whites (whisked until stiff)

Method

Little Pots of Orange Chocolate Mousse is a community recipe submitted by chocolate nemesis and has not been tested by Nigella.com so we are not able to answer questions regarding this recipe.

  • Firstly, finely chop the chocolate.
  • In a saucepan bring the cream to a boil, turn off the heat and add the chocolate.
  • Keep stirring until the chocolate has melted into the cream. Add the Grand Marnier or another liqueur of your choice
  • add the egg yolks to the cream and chocolate mixture and whisk together.
  • Fold in a quarter of the whisked egg whites into the mixture. Now gently fold in the rest of the egg whites with the metal spoon trying not to knock out any of the air.
  • Spoon the mousse mixture into little pots and leave in the fridge to set for 1-2 hours.
  • Firstly, finely chop the chocolate.
  • In a saucepan bring the cream to a boil, turn off the heat and add the chocolate.
  • Keep stirring until the chocolate has melted into the cream. Add the Grand Marnier or another liqueur of your choice
  • add the egg yolks to the cream and chocolate mixture and whisk together.
  • Fold in a quarter of the whisked egg whites into the mixture. Now gently fold in the rest of the egg whites with the metal spoon trying not to knock out any of the air.
  • Spoon the mousse mixture into little pots and leave in the fridge to set for 1-2 hours.
  • Additional Information

    Note: You could exclude the liqueur to make it child friendly. Instead you may like to sprinkle the mousse with flaked chocolate or chocolate buttons.

    Note: You could exclude the liqueur to make it child friendly. Instead you may like to sprinkle the mousse with flaked chocolate or chocolate buttons.

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    What 2 Others have said

    • Hi, How far in advance could you make this chocolate orange mousse dessert please? thank you.

      Posted by tamstreats on 22nd June 2015
    • great recipe!

      Posted by doodleruby on 22nd December 2013
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