Chocolate, Orange and Whiskey Mousse

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READY IN: 3hrs 20mins
Recipe by English_Rose

Here's a delicious sweet to finish off any meal - the chocolate, orange and whisky make a deadly combination! The quantities given below are sufficient for six servings. Prep time includes chilling.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 8 ounces chocolate, broken into smaller pieces
  • 4 eggs, separated into whites and yolks
  • 2 tablespoons scotch whiskey
  • 2 tablespoons whipping cream
  • 1 orange, zest of, finely grated
  • Topping

  • 23 cup whipping cream
  • 1 tablespoon scotch whiskey
  • 1 pinch superfine sugar
  • orange rind, for decoration


  1. Place the broken chocolate, whisky and cream in a heatproof bowl and sit in a pan of simmering hot water, stirring until melted.
  2. Important - don't allow the mixture to boil. Remove from the heat and allow to cool but remain melted.
  3. Whisk the egg whites until they are stiff. Beat the yolks with the finely grated orange rind.
  4. Stir the egg yolk mixture into the cooled chocolate cream. Then fold in the whisked egg whites.
  5. Spoon the mixture into six individual dishes/glasses and chill in the fridge for at least three hours.
  6. Just before serving, whip the cream for the topping with the whisky and sugar.
  7. Decorate the mousse with the cream and the orange rind.

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