Chocolate and orange mousse Mini panettone zuccotti with coffee custard cream

You want one recipe perfect sweet tooth for cocoa lovers? Here she is chocolate and orange mousse, the ideal dessert for one dinner with friends. Small desserts, a lot greedy, marry two ingredients made to feel good together: the
oranges and the dark chocolate.

Ingrediants

  • 100 g “Digestive” type biscuits
  • 50 g butter
  • 300 g dark chocolate
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 orange
  • bitter cocoa

See how to prepare the Chocolate and orange mousse, a sugar-free recipe perfect for friends who love cocoa and citrus fruits.

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How to prepare: Chocolate and orange mousse

There chocolate and orange mousse it is a soft and velvety spoon dessert. What we propose is one easy recipe, preparing in 30 minutes. It is only necessary to keep in mind the time required for cooling which requires a few hours of waiting.

The peculiarity of this mousse is to be a creamy dessert and rich, too without the use of cream or milk. In fact, the chocolate is melted in a bain-marie and then lightened and flavored with Orange juice. Specifically, to accomplish this simple recipe it was possible to use all the fruit: juice, pulp and rind included.

The delicious single portions from chocolate and orange mousse they have a base of crumbled biscuits, similar to that of cheesecake and, to compose them, they use practical pastry rings, “metal circles” that are very easily found on the market, even in a square version. The only small precaution will be to use eggs at room temperature and mix them with the mixture egg whites whipped until stiff, stirring from the bottom up, to prevent them from coming apart.

The oranges they are friends of our health: rich in vitamin C, they are in fact a natural antioxidant. Not a small feature for a dessert, these fruits are precious for health very few calories, while maintaining a very pleasant sweetness to the taste. We also find them in other greedy desserts, such as Orange Pan, Orange Plumcake and Soft Chocolate and Orange Cake.

Furthermore, even the dark chocolate it is rich in properties and is good not only for the mood. In short, all that remains is to try these delicious and healthy desserts!

OTHER DELICIOUS RECIPES: Baskets of Chocolate and Mandarin Mousse, Egg-Free Chocolate Mousse, Orange and Chocolate Cheesecake

Easy execution Preparation time 30 min Resting place refrigerator Resting time 4h and 30 min Servings 4

How to prepare: Chocolate and orange mousse

Preparation Chocolate and orange mousse - Phase 1

Preparation Chocolate and orange mousse - Phase 1

To make the chocolate and orange mousse, start by chopping the biscuits in a mixer, until they are reduced to powder. Transfer them to a bowl and add the melted butter. Mix well and set aside.

Preparation Chocolate and orange mousse - Phase 2

Preparation Chocolate and orange mousse - Phase 2

Take a cutting board or tray, cover it with a sheet of parchment paper and place four pastry rings with a diameter of about 7 cm and about 6 cm high on top. Place two spoonfuls of chopped biscuits inside them and press well with the help of a spoon. Proceed like this for all 4 single portions. Transfer the mousse bases to the fridge for 30 minutes. Meanwhile, prepare the chocolate and orange mousse. Squeeze the juice from a blonde orange and extract the zest from it. Keep aside.

Preparation Chocolate and orange mousse - Phase 3

Preparation Chocolate and orange mousse - Phase 3

Chop the chocolate, put it in a bowl and melt it in a double boiler or in the microwave, for a few seconds, at maximum power.

Remove the chocolate from the heat and add the orange juice and egg yolks. Mix well with a whisk until the mixture is smooth.

Preparation Chocolate and orange mousse - Phase 4

Preparation Chocolate and orange mousse - Phase 4

Let it cool and in the meantime beat the egg whites until stiff peaks are firm. When the chocolate and orange mixture has cooled, add the egg whites and mix with a spatula from bottom to top, so as not to dismantle the mousse.

Start filling the pastry rings with two spoonfuls of mousse each, level and transfer to the fridge for 4 hours.

Preparation Chocolate and orange mousse - Step 5

Preparation Chocolate and orange mousse - Step 5

Turn out the single portions of chocolate and orange mousse and garnish with a sprinkling of bitter cocoa and orange peel.

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