Chocolate Mandarin Orange Mousse


  • 4 large egg yolks
  • 2 cups heavy cream
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon orange liqueur
  • 4 tablespoons sugar
  • 8 oz. bittersweet chocolate melted


  1. wisk egg yolks, 2 tablespoons sugar, and ¾ cup cream together in a sauce pan and cook over medium low heat stirring continuously until the mixture coats the back of a spoon. Wisk in melted chocolate, orange liqueur, vanilla extract and cool. With a mixer, beat remaining cream with remaining sugar to stiff peaks. Stir a bit of the whipped cream into cooled custard and fold remaining in with a rubber spatula. Cool for at least a ½ hour before serving.

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