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Chocolate Mousse


  • 150 g dark chocolate

  • 4 egg whites

  • 2 tablespoons sugar

  • 2 egg yolks

  • 1 teaspoon orange zest

  • 1 tablespoon cointreau


  • 1.

    Melt the chocolate over a bain-main until smooth.

  • 2.

    Beat the egg whites to soft peaks, sprinkle over the sugar, and continue beating to a stiff meringue, a minute or two longer.

  • 3.

    Beat the yolks with the orange zest and Cointreau in a bowl.

  • 4.

    Whisk the chocolate into the yolks.

  • 5.

    Fold in a spoonful of the whites, then pour the chocolate onto the remaining whites and fold gently to combine evenly.

  • 6.

    Pour the mousse into a serving bowl.

  • 7.

    Wrap well with plastic, and refrigerate at least a few hours.

  • 8.

    Serve garnished with whipped cream, chocolate shavings, and a little orange zest.

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I can't wait to try all the brilliant recipies I am saving to my cookbook. The only drawback is that I will be the one to eat most of what I prepare.
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