Chocolate orange mousse

servings4
50 minutes

Ingredients

  • 80g of caster sugar
  • 460ml of double cream
  • 6 gelatine leaves
  • 1 orange, zested
  • 6 egg yolks
  • 80g of 70% bitter chocolate
  • 80g of 70% cocoa powder
  • 300ml of whole milk

Method

1
Soak the gelatine in cold water. Mix the egg yolks and caster sugar together in a bowl
  • 6 gelatine leaves
  • 6 egg yolks
  • 80g of caster sugar
2
Bring 300ml of the double cream together with the milk and orange zest to the boil. Pour the mixture onto the egg yolks and sugar then return to the pan and cook over a low heat until the mix thickens a little
  • 300ml of double cream
  • 1 orange
  • 300ml of whole milk
3
Remove from the heat. Finely chop the chocolate and stir in, along with the gelatine and cocoa. Place the pan over a bowl of ice to cool. Meanwhile, semi-whip the remaining 160ml of double cream
  • 80g of 70% bitter chocolate
  • 80g of 70% cocoa powder
  • 160ml of double cream
4
When the chocolate custard mix is at room temperature, fold in the cream until fully incorporated. Transfer to a bowl and chill in the fridge for 2 hours before serving