Scottish Chocolate and Orange Mousse With Whiskey

Total Time
35mins
Prep 20 mins
Cook 15 mins

The most love chocolate mousse. Try this you will not regret it!

Ingredients Nutrition

  • Mousse

  • 8 ounces chocolate, coarsely grated
  • 3 very fresh eggs, separated into whites and yolks
  • 2 tablespoons Scotch whisky
  • 2 tablespoons heavy cream (whipping cream)
  • 1 orange, finely grated rind only
  • Topping

  • 34 cup heavy cream (whipping cream)
  • 2 tablespoons Scotch whisky
  • 12 teaspoon powdered sugar
  • 12 orange, zest use the vegetable peeler and cut into thin strips

Directions

  1. Combine chocolate, whisky and cream in a heatproof bowl and place over pan of simmering hot water, stirring until melted.
  2. Remove from the heat and allow cooling slightly.
  3. Beat egg whites to hard peaks.
  4. Beat the yolks with the finely grated orange rind.
  5. Add egg yolk mixture into the cooled chocolate cream, stir.
  6. Fold in the whisked egg whites.
  7. Spoon the mixture into six individual cups or glasses.
  8. Chill in the fridge for at least three hours.
  9. Just before serving, whip the cream for the topping with powdered sugar add the whisky and whip shortly again.
  10. Spoon cream over the mosse, top with orange zest strips and serve immediately.
Most Helpful

5 5

Oh. My. Goodness. I definitely do NOT regret trying this! It was decadent, rich, chocolatey fudgy. Oh, what other adjectives can I use? AWESOME! The orange totally complements the chocolate, and the whiskey is just a slight nuance that you almost can't put your finger on. YUMMY!!! Made for ZWT8 Zingo. Thanks, awalde, for another great recipe!

5 5

Excellent chocolate mousse! I made this about a month ago when we had neighbors coming over for dinner. It was loved by all 6 of us. I plan to double the recipe and make this again (but without the scotch) for Easter dinner dessert (all 4 grand-kids will be sharing dessert with the grown-ups). It makes a beautiful presentation. Definitely use the orange zest in and on top. It is what makes the mousse! Thanks for posting. (Made for PRMR)

5 5

Decadent and easy and crazy delicious! Made as directed. Thanks, awalde! Made for Aussie Kiwi Recipe Swap #79.