Chocolate Mousse Flavored With Grand Marnier Recipe

Summary

Preparation Time15 MinCooking Time15 Min
Ready In30 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexHealthyServings6
CuisineCourse
Main IngredientInterest Group

Ingredients

 Bittersweet chocolate8 Ounce, broken into pieces (225 Gram)
 Grand marnier3 Tablespoon
 Vanilla extract2 Teaspoon
 Unsalted butter4 Ounce (100 Gram)
 Egg yolks8 Large
 Sugar4 Ounce (100 Gram)
 Egg whites5 Large

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 489 Calories from Fat 279

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 32 g49.3%

Saturated Fat 18.3 g91.6%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 287.4 mg

Sodium 56.1 mg2.3%

Total Carbohydrates 45 g15.2%

Dietary Fiber 2.2 g8.9%

Sugars 40 g

Protein 8 g15.1%

Vitamin A 15.2% Vitamin C

Calcium 4.4% Iron 9.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

Place the chocolate, orange liqueur and vanilla in the top of a double boiler over simmering water and allow to melt, stirring occasionally.
Remove from the heat and stir in the butter.
Combine the egg yolks and sugar in a large bowl and beat until thick and pale yellow.
Beat in the chocolate mixture while still lukewarm.
Place the egg whites in a medium-sized mixing bowl.
Beat until stiff but not dry.
Add one-third of the beaten egg whites to the chocolate batter and mix vigorously.
Gently fold in the remaining whites.
Do this slowly and patiently.
Do not overmix but make sure that the mixture is well blended, with no streaks of whites remaining.
Pour the mixture into a large (21/3 1/3 pint) serving bowl.
Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate for at least 6 hours before serving.
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