Chocolate Orange Mousse

    Chocolate Orange Mousse


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    Orange zest adds a delicious flavour to this classic chocolate mousse. Watch this recipe being made in the Allrecipes Chocolate Orange Mousse Video.

    Makes: 10 small portions

    • 200g plain chocolate, 60% cacao
    • 1 orange
    • 2-3 tablespoons strong brewed coffee
    • 6 room temperature eggs, separated
    • pinch salt

    Preparation:15min  ›  Cook:5min  ›  Extra time:6hours chilling  ›  Ready in:6hours20min 

    1. Zest the orange, then mash the zest in a mortar and pestle.
    2. Combine the chocolate, orange zest and coffee in a double boiler (or in a heatproof bowl set over a pan of barely simmering water). Once chocolate is melted, stir till smooth and remove from heat.
    3. Combine egg whites and salt in a large bowl. Whisk till stiff peaks form. Set aside.
    4. Add egg yolks to the slightly cooled chocolate mixture. Stir well.
    5. Pour the chocolate-yolk mixture over the egg whites. Carefully fold together using a metal fork or spoon till just combined.
    6. Fill 10 small dessert glasses with the chocolate mousse mixture (or place in one large serving dish). Chill in the fridge for at least 6 hours, or overnight.

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    This was so yummy, I've made it three times already. Was a real hit with friends <3 - 30 Jun 2015

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