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Chocolate Mousse with Plums

Posted by Sunsweet - Thursday, November 10, 2016

No kids allowed! Our decadent chocolate mousses – flavoured with Cointreau-marinated prunes and fresh orange – are strictly for the grown-ups. Perfect for those moments when only the sweetest of treats will do, these delicious little mousse delights are deceptively simple to make. Served in pretty glasses, our Chocolate Mousses with Plums, are special enough for the most elegant of dinner parties.

Ingredients

175g Sunsweet pitted prunes, chopped 
4 tablespoons Cointreau 
150g dark chocolate 
5 egg whites 
2 egg yolks 
1 orange rind, grated 
25g sugar 

Instructions

  1. Allow the prunes to marinate for an hour in Cointreau.
  2. Melt the chocolate in a saucepan.
  3. Beat the egg whites until stiff, add sugar and continue to beat until you have a meringue texture
  4. Add the melted chocolate, orange zest and egg yolks, add the meringue gently
  5. Divide the prunes in 6 glasses and pour the chocolate mousse.
  6. Leave in the fridge for at least an hour.