Choc Orange Mousse Recipe

Chocolate orange mousse

Chocolate orange mousse is a delightful and decadent dessert that combines the rich flavors of chocolate with the citrusy tang of orange. It’s a creamy and light dessert that is perfect for any occasion. Here’s a recipe for chocolate orange mousse:


200g dark chocolate, finely chopped

4 large eggs, separated

1/4 cup granulated sugar

Zest of 1 orange

1/4 cup freshly squeezed orange juice

1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract

Pinch of salt

Whipped cream and orange zest for garnish (optional)

Process of making :Chocolate orange  mousse 

1. Melt the dark chocolate: You can do this by placing the chocolate in a heatproof bowl over a pot of simmering water, making sure the bottom of the bowl doesn’t touch the water. Stir occasionally until the chocolate is melted and smooth. Alternatively, you can melt the chocolate in the microwave in short bursts, stirring in between each burst.

2. In a separate bowl, whisk together the egg yolks, sugar, orange zest, orange juice, vanilla extract, and salt until well combined.

3. Slowly pour the melted chocolate into the egg yolk mixture, stirring constantly until everything is well incorporated.

4. In another clean bowl, beat the egg whites using an electric mixer until stiff peaks form.

5. Gently fold the beaten egg whites into the chocolate mixture in three separate additions, being careful not to deflate the mixture.

6. Divide the mousse among serving glasses or bowls. Cover and refrigerate for at least 2 hours, or until set.

7. Before serving, you can garnish the mousse with a dollop of whipped cream and a sprinkle of orange zest, if desired.

Enjoy the creamy and luscious chocolate orange mousse as a delightful dessert! 

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