This really is delicious. I had no problems with lumps after chilling. Fantastic with raspberries.
Bittersweet Chocolate Mousse à l'Orange
Fresh orange sections are topped with a thick chocolate mousse for a unique presentation. The mild bitterness of orange rind and bittersweet chocolate temper the sweetness of this easy dish. You can prepare the dessert up to a day ahead.
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- Calories: 241
- Calories from fat: 27%
- Fat: 7.1g
- Saturated fat: 3.6g
- Monounsaturated fat: 1g
- Polyunsaturated fat: 0.9g
- Protein: 9.5g
- Carbohydrate: 35.9g
- Fiber: 4.1g
- Cholesterol: 1mg
- Iron: 2mg
- Sodium: 124mg
- Calcium: 79mg
- 1/2 cup sugar
- 7 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa
- 2 tablespoons Grand Marnier (orange-flavored liqueur)
- 1 teaspoon grated orange rind
- 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
- Dash of salt
- 2 (12.3-ounce) packages reduced-fat silken tofu, drained
- 3 ounces bittersweet chocolate, chopped
- 3 oranges, peeled and sectioned
- Combine the first 7 ingredients in a blender or food processor; process mixture until smooth.
- Place chopped chocolate in a small microwave-safe bowl. Microwave at HIGH 1 minute or until almost melted; stir until smooth. Add chocolate to tofu mixture; process until smooth.
- Divide orange sections evenly among 6 bowls or parfait glasses; top each serving with 1/2 cup mousse. Cover and chill at least 1 hour.
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Bittersweet Chocolate Mousse à l'Orange Recipe at a Glance
- COURSE: Desserts, Puddings/Custards
- CONVENIENCE: Entertaining
- CUISINE: American, French
- MAIN INGREDIENT: Chocolate, Fruits
- DIETARY CONSIDERATION: Low Sodium
- COOKING METHOD: Food Processor, Microwave
- OCCASION: Christmas, Father's Day, July 4th, Labor Day, Memorial Day, Mother's Day, New Year's, Valentine's Day
- PUBLICATION: Cooking Light