Recipe For Orange Chocolate Mousse

You will have to try making this orange chocolate mousse to believe that you can make a dessert with only 2 ingredients. The nice thing is that you can determine the flavour of your mousse by using different bars of chocolate. Make sure it is a decent, dark chocolate to get the best results.

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I watch every single episode of Master Chef. Dave’s favourite is Master Chef The Professionals, followed closely by Master Chef UK. I am not fussy about which one as they are all inspirational in their own right. Dave will not watch the Australian version with me so this is my afternoon TV viewing. I leave the master classes for the end and watch them when I have time to spare. Usually when Dave is away for motor racing. More often than not I fast forward through the recipes if they do not interest me. Last season Heston Blumenthal presented a master class. His one recipe was for a 2 ingredient chocolate mousse. I wrote it down and stuck it onto the fridge. And there it stayed until I saw some orange chocolate on special. It was super cheap and I thought it would make for a great orange chocolate mousse.

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I followed the recipe exactly how I had written it down and it failed. I could not fathom that a Heston recipe would not work. So I turned to the Google machine and found the recipe on the Waitrose website. As I trust the brand I decided to give the recipe a second go. The result was a perfect orange chocolate mousse that tasted good and took little time to prepare. Personally I feel you should have this recipe in your armoury. Something to make in a flash when you have unexpected guests. Or when you feel like a sweet treat but don’t have the time for something more elaborate.

Orange Chocolate Mousse
Orange Chocolate Mousse

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Orange Chocolate Mousse
 
Keep a stash of good chocolate in your pantry to make this quick dessert
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Ingredients
  • 70g chocolate, I used 70% cocoa solids with an orange flavoured centre
  • 55mls very hot water
Method
  1. Roughly chop your chocolate and place into a bowl
  2. The bowl must be small enough to fit inside another bowl that you have half filled with ice and water
  3. Pour the hot water over the chocolate and whisk to combine
  4. Once completely mixed, place the bowl into the water bath and continue whisking
  5. As soon as it firms up to the consistency you want it, remove from the water bath
  6. Serve straight away, or refrigerate to use later

 

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10 thoughts on “Recipe For Orange Chocolate Mousse

  1. This is so cool Tandy! I haven’t seen this type of recipe before. Love it 🙂
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    1. Thank you Jem 🙂

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  2. Very intriguing! I’ve certainly never made mousse without either whipped cream or just eggs. And I’ve never thought about flavored chocolate!
    Mimi sharing the blog ♥ Asparagus SoupMy Profile

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    1. This is such a great recipe to try and least once 🙂

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  3. I’ve made a mousse using just water and it worked a treat. I’ve also made a 2 ingredient one using just cream. So delicious! 😀
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    1. My mom makes the one with cream all the time.

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  4. Seriously, two-ingredient dessert recipes are the best! Plus, I love the flavor combination of chocolate and orange together. YUM!!!
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    1. Thanks, it is one of my favourites 🙂

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  5. I, too Tandy am marveling at just 2 ingredients here! This is one of my favorite dessert delights ~ bar none. And dark chocolate is wonderful!!!

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    1. It’s so worth trying.

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