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MOUSSE: Blood Orange & Bourbon Chocolate Mousse

Desserts & Other Goodies

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Ingredients

  • 6 ounces semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 3 large eggs, divided
  • 1/2 cup confectioners sugar
  • 3/4 cup Blood Orange Olive Oil
  • 2 tablespoons Cloisters Bourbon Honey (available at The Crescent Olive)
  • 2 egg whites

Directions

  1. Melt the chocolate over a double broiler, stirring frequently.  Remove from heat and allow it to cool to room temperature.
  2. In a large bowl, beat the egg yolks and sugar on high speed until well combined.  Add the olive oil in a slow, steady stream, and continue to mix at a medium speed.  Once the olive oil has been incorporated, add the the honey and melted chocolate and mix until combined.
  3. In another large bowl, whip the egg whites until soft peaks form.  Gently fold the whites into the chocolate mixture until combined.
  4. Spoon mixture into individual bowls and refrigerate a minimum of 3 hours, or until set.  Serve chilled with desired toppings.