desserts

Orange Chocolate Mousse with Strawberries

A simple yet elegant way to finish a meal — this indulgent treat can be made ahead of time to make things easier.
15 min
PREP TIME
240
CALORIES
5
INGREDIENTS
6
Servings

INGREDIENTS

  • 3 oz (90 g) dark chocolate, chopped
  • 1 1/4 cups (300 ml) whipping (35%) cream, divided
  • 2 tsps (10 ml) Pure Orange Extract
  • 1 pinch Chili Pepper Ancho To taste
  • 3 strawberries, cut in half

Preparation

  • 1 Place chopped chocolate into a large stainless steel bowl.
  • 2 In a small saucepan, heat 1/3 cup (75 mL) cream until it comes just to a boil. Pour cream over chocolate and stir until smooth.
  • 3 Whip the remaining cream to soft peaks; add orange extract and continue whipping to stiff peaks.
  • 4 Fold the whipped cream into melted chocolate. Pipe into shooter style glasses
  • 5 Optional: Dust with ancho chili pepper and garnish with strawberries
  • 6 Chef’s Tip: Make the mousse the day before and keep in the refrigerator. Remove from refrigerator to come to room temperature 1 hour before serving and top with desired garnish.

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