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Orange Chocolate Mousse Recipe

Orange Chocolate Mousse Recipe

This easy-to-make dessert is one of my favorites to serve. It looks so elegant, and the velvety texture, with a subtle hint of orange, is a perfect ending to any meal. -Shirley Glaab, Hattiesburg, Mississippi
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Cook: 15 min. + chilling YIELD:2 servings

Ingredients

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

Directions

  • 1. In a small saucepan, combine the first six ingredients until blended. Cook and stir over medium-low heat for 15 minutes or until the mixture is thickened and reaches at least 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: 2 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 cup) equals 400 calories, 32 g fat (18 g saturated fat), 294 mg cholesterol, 63 mg sodium, 25 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 7 g protein.