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Chocolate Orange Mousse Recipe

Chocolate Orange Mousse Recipe

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 YIELD:4 servings

Ingredients

  • 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

Directions

  • 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.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (calculated without whipped cream and orange peel strips) equals 542 calories, 41 g fat (23 g saturated fat), 294 mg cholesterol, 63 mg sodium, 41 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 9 g protein.