Chocolate orange mousse

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Nathan Outlaw shares a divine chocolate orange mousse recipe. Simple yet impressive, sweet but not saccharine, this chocolate mousse can be served on its own or as a component in a larger dessert, like a a chocolate orange tart, or a mousse pudding layered with shortbread, whipped cream and chocolate sauce for real chocolate lovers.

First published in 2015





  • Hand whisk


Soak the gelatine in cold water. Mix the egg yolks and caster sugar together in a bowl
  • 6 gelatine leaves
  • 6 egg yolks
  • 80g of caster sugar
Bring 300ml of the double cream together with the milk and orange zest to the boil. Pour the mixture onto the egg yolks and sugar then return to the pan and cook over a low heat until the mix thickens a little
  • 300ml of double cream
  • 1 orange
  • 300ml of whole milk
Remove from the heat. Finely chop the chocolate and stir in, along with the gelatine and cocoa. Place the pan over a bowl of ice to cool. Meanwhile, semi-whip the remaining 160ml of double cream
When the chocolate custard mix is at room temperature, fold in the cream until fully incorporated. Transfer to a bowl and chill in the fridge for 2 hours before serving
First published in 2015

Nathan Outlaw cooks with understated brilliance and passionate respect for primary ingredients.

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