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Chocolate Orange Mousse

Total Time

Prep: 25 min. + chilling


4 servings

This easy-to-make dessert looks so elegant. Its velvety texture with a hint of orange flavor is a perfect ending to any meal.


  • 2 large eggs, beaten
  • 2 large egg yolks, beaten
  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 3 tablespoons orange juice
  • 1 to 1-1/2 teaspoons grated orange zest
  • 6 ounces semisweet chocolate, melted and cooled
  • Whipped cream and orange peel strips, optional


  1. In a saucepan, combine the eggs, egg yolks, cream, brown sugar, juice and zest until blended. Cook and stir over medium-low heat for 15 minutes or until the mixture is thickened and reached 160°. Remove from the heat; stir in melted chocolate until smooth.
  2. Pour into dessert dishes. Refrigerate for at least 2 hours or until serving. Garnish with whipped cream and orange peel if desired.

Nutrition Facts

1 cup: 542 calories, 41g fat (23g saturated fat), 294mg cholesterol, 63mg sodium, 41g carbohydrate (38g sugars, 3g fiber), 9g protein.

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