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Dark Chocolate & Orange Mousse

This decadent chocolate mousse is quick and easy to whip up. You only need three ingredients!

200 g good quality dark chocolate, finely chopped
3 extra large eggs, separated
75 ml orange juice

To serve
100 ml fresh cream, whipped (optional)
additional dark chocolate, grated or orange zest

  1. Melt the chocolate in a double boiler.
  2. Seperate the eggs and add the egg yolks and orange juice into the melted chocolate. Mix well.
  3. Whip the egg whites fold a third of the egg whites into the chocolate mixture.
  4. Fold in the rest of the egg whites into the mixture. Try not to knock out any of the air. 
  5. Divide the mousse between individual glasses or ramekins and chill in the fridge for 1 to 2 hours.
  6. Serve with a dollop of whipped cream and some chocolate shavings.

6 to 8 servings.

– Substitute the dar chocokate for milk chocolate or white chocolate.
– Substitute 50% of the orange juice with Grand Marnier.

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Be sure to also try Creamy Mocha Mousse and Top Deck Mousse.