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Grand Marnier Chocolate Mousse

Grand Marnier Chocolate Mousse created by Petermj

Grand Marnier-flavored chocolate mousse,served in orange shells.Originally from a January 1985 Bon Apetit in the R.S.V.P. Letters to the Editor. The recipe was requested from Le Select restaurant in Houston.

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  • Slice top third of oranges off and discard.
  • Scrape out pulp and gently squuze oranges over bowl, reserving 1 tablespoon of juice; discard pulp.
  • Set orange shells aside.
  • Melt chocolate with Grand Marnier, reserved orange juice and grated peel in large bowl set over gently simmering water.
  • Stir until smooth.
  • Remove from over water and stir in egg yolks, one yolk at a time.
  • Using electric mixer, beat whites with cream of tartar to soft peaks in another large bowl.
  • Gradually add sugar and beat until stiff but not dry.
  • Fold 1/4 of whites into chocolate mixture.
  • Fold in remaining whites.
  • Beat cream until stiff peaks form;fold into chocolate mixture, blending well.
  • Spoon into orange shells (you may need to cut a thin slice from the bottom to steady orange "bowls").
  • Refrigerate until firm.
  • Garnish with candied orange peel and serve.
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"Grand Marnier-flavored chocolate mousse,served in orange shells.Originally from a January 1985 Bon Apetit in the R.S.V.P. Letters to the Editor. The recipe was requested from Le Select restaurant in Houston."
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  1. Petermj
    Grand Marnier Chocolate Mousse Created by Petermj
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  2. Leslie in Texas
    Grand Marnier-flavored chocolate mousse,served in orange shells.Originally from a January 1985 Bon Apetit in the R.S.V.P. Letters to the Editor. The recipe was requested from Le Select restaurant in Houston.
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