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Chocolate orange mousse

Chocolate orange mousse

https://www.coop.co.uk/recipes/chocolate-orange-mousse

Grab a couple of spoons and share one of these eggscellent choc pots

  • Feeds 10Feeds 10
  • Ready in 45 minutes

Each serving contains

  • Energy
    18%
    1481kj 357kcal
  • Fat
    High 42%
    29.6g
  • Saturates
    High 92%
    18.3g
  • Sugar
    High 42%
    18g
  • Salt
    Low 42%
    0.1g

% of adult’s reference intake | Carbohydrates per serving : 18g

Ingredients

  • 2 x 100g bars Co-op Irresistible Fairtrade 56% cocoa dark chocolate with orange
  • 400ml Co-op double cream, plus 2 tbsp
  • 1 tsp Co-op unsalted butter
  • 2 tbsp orange liqueur
  • 50g Co-op Irresistible Fairtrade Ghanaian white chocolate
  • 10 chocolate egg decorations
  • 3 tsp Co-op Fairtrade cocoa powder, for dusting

Method

  1. Break up the dark chocolate and put in a heatproof bowl with 200ml of the double cream and the butter
  2. Place over a pan of gently simmering water, making sure the base doesn’t touch the surface
  3. Heat for 8-10 mins, stirring once or twice, until the chocolate has melted, then stir in the liqueur
  4. Remove the bowl from the pan and leave to cool completely
  5. Meanwhile, melt the white chocolate with the 2 tbsp double cream in the same way, then leave to cool
  6. Spoon the mixture into the base of 5 serving glasses
  7. Whisk the remaining cream into soft peaks
  8. Fold into the cooled chocolate orange mixture until combined
  9. Spoon into the glasses then chill for at least 30 mins
  10. Decorate each mousse with 2 chocolate egg decorations and a dusting of cocoa powder

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