Makes 4 cups

How to Make It

Step 1

Place chocolate and orange liqueur in top of a double boiler. Bring water to a boil in bottom of double boiler; remove from heat. Place chocolate over simmering water, and cook, stirring occasionally, until chocolate melts. Let cool to lukewarm.

Step 2

Beat whipping cream at medium speed with an electric mixer until foamy; gradually add powdered sugar, beating until soft peaks form.

Step 3

Fold about one-fourth of whipped cream into melted chocolate, working quickly; fold chocolate mixture into remaining whipped cream.

Step 4

Spoon evenly into individual small serving cups. Chill until ready to serve. Dollop with Orange Whipped Cream.

Ratings & Reviews

Cactusflower's Review

June 24, 2010
This mousse had a nice flavor but it was very rich! I could only eat a few bites. The orange liqueur flavor was very strong and a couple of my guests found it too strong to eat. You may want to cut back on the liqueur and/or leave it out of the whipped cream.