Chocolate mousse with orange, homemade recipe

Chocolate mousse is a well-known dessert that we all know. This time we are going to combine this delicious recipe with orange to enhance its flavor.

Chocolate mousse with orange, an easy and delicious recipe

Chocolate mousse is a very popular preparation. In addition, there are several ways to make this delicious dessert. Likewise, these desserts are prepared in a very easy way.

Of course, the chocolate combines perfectly with the orange , both with the zest and with the juice. The taste of chocolate with this delicious citrus is ideal.

A recipe of French origin

The mousse is a cream of French origin that dates back to the 18th century. Likewise, this word translated from French means foam .

The original recipe can be made in two different ways, but they coincide in the foam sensation. The first is made with egg whites to the point of snow . The second is made by whipping cream of milk.

Chocolate mouse with an ideal texture

This time we will make the chocolate mousse with stiff egg whites. The texture of this sweet preparation is fantastic.

If you like chocolate, in this dessert you will find something different from the traditional preparation that you will surely love.

The ingredients are very easy to find, since we have them in our kitchen afterwards. If he asks you how you can make this delicious mousse, don’t worry, it is very easy. You only need butter, sugar, eggs, dark chocolate and, of course, the orange.

Orange benefits

Chocolate has some very interesting benefits, but this time we will focus on the properties of the orange .

Oranges are citrus fruits that are produced in Spain of a magnificent quality thanks to our climate.

Of course, it is a citrus fruit rich in vitamin C. However, we can also highlight beta-carotene, lutein, thiamine, folic acid, flavonoids, fiber and water.

You can read all its benefits in the related article.

Chocolate mousse with orange

Chocolate mousse is a delicious recipe that we all know. This time we will enhance its flavor with orange.

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 Recipe type Dessert
 Recipe type Mediterranean
 Main fruit Orange
 Preparation time 15 minutes
 Preparation time minutes
 Total time 20 minutos
 For how many people? 4 personas
 calories 50 kcal


  • orange
  • 3 huevos
  • 100 grams of dark chocolate
  • 20 grams of butter
  • 20 grams of sugar

Recipe preparation

  1. Melt the butter and chocolate in a bain-marie to make a mixture of these ingredients easily.

  2. Scratch the orange peel without reaching the white part.

  3. Add the orange juice and zest to the melted chocolate.

  4. Separate the yolks and whites from the eggs. Beat the whites and mix the yolks with the sugar

  5. Mix the chocolate over the yolks and little by little I add the whites with a spatula.

  6. Put the mixture in glasses and decorate with a little orange zest and reserve in the fridge.

When to have the chocolate mousse with orange?

It is a recipe that is ideal for dessert or as a special snack. It is a light and delicious recipe for chocolate lovers.

Recipe tips

The chocolate mousse is recommended to consume it after refrigerating it in the fridge. We hope you enjoy this delicious dessert.

Ellie Lauderdale

My name is Ellie Lauderdale, MD and I am USA based professional Nutritionist .

I am a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist and board certified specialist in sports dietetics who is trained in integrative medicine. I have worked with hundreds of clients, from those suffering with chronic disease to professional and olympian athletes. My goal is to help optimize you from the inside so that you can feel, perform, and look your best on the outside.

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