Chocolate Orange Mousse Recipe
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Chocolate Orange Mousse Recipe

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This easy-to-make dessert looks so elegant. Its velvety texture with a hint of orange flavor is a perfect ending to any meal.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. + chilling
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. + chilling
MAKES: 4 servings


  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 2 egg yolks, beaten
  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 3 tablespoons orange juice
  • 1 to 1-1/2 teaspoons grated orange peel
  • 6 ounces semisweet chocolate, melted and cooled
  • Whipped cream and orange peel strips, optional

Nutritional Facts

1 cup: 542 calories, 41g fat (23g saturated fat), 294mg cholesterol, 63mg sodium, 41g carbohydrate (38g sugars, 3g fiber), 9g protein.


  1. In a saucepan, combine the eggs, egg yolks, cream, brown sugar, juice and peel until blended. Cook and stir over medium-low heat for 15 minutes or until the mixture is thickened and reached 160°. Remove from the heat; stir in melted chocolate until smooth.
  2. Pour into dessert dishes. Refrigerate for at least 2 hours or until serving. Garnish with whipped cream and orange peel if desired. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Orange Chocolate Mousse in The Taste of Home Cookbook 2006, p545

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