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Orange Chocolate Mousse

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This Chocolate Mousse is terrific ! A heavenly dessert that you can hardly afford to resist, try out this Chocolate Mouse at the earliest and tell me if you like it ! Your suggestions for this creamy chocolate fare are welcome !
  Egg yolks 4
  Orange curacao liqueur 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Semi sweet chocolate 6 Ounce
  Strong coffee 4 Tablespoon
  Unsalted softened butter 6 Ounce
  Diced glazed orange peel 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Egg whites 4
  Salt 1 Pinch
  Sugar 1 Tablespoon

Beat yolks and sugar to pale yellow; add liqueur.
Set mixing bowl over warm water and beat 3-4 minutes until foamy and too hot for finger.
Then beat over cold water for 3-4 minutes.
Melt chocolate with coffee over hot water, remove from heat and beat in butter a bit at a time to make a smooth cream.
Beat this mixture into egg yolk and sugar mixture.
Beat egg whites and salt into soft peaks, gradually add sugar and continue beating until stiff peaks form.
Fold 1/4 of this mixture into chocolate, then add the remainder.
Turn into serving dish, individual cups, small parfait glasses, etc.
Refrigerate 2 hours or overnight.
Serve with creme anglaise or whipped cream.
If using small glasses and you wish to look extravagant, put a collar of foil around the necks of glasses (on outside).

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