- Orange Waffle:
- 1 1/4 cups icing sugar
- 1/3 cup butter, melted
- 7 tablespoons orange juice
- 1/4 cup egg white
- 1 cup all-purpose flour
- 1 tablespoon grated orange peel
- Fresh berries, for garnish
- Confectioners' sugar, for garnish
- Bitter Chocolate Mousse:
- 4 ounces bitter chocolate
- 2 egg yolks
- 1 tablespoon icing sugar
- 1 tablespoon chocolate spread
- 3/4 cup whipped cream
Preheat oven to 360 degrees F.
To make the orange waffle, begin by mixing the icing sugar with the butter. Then mix in the orange juice and egg white. Finally, add the flour and mix. Keep it in the refrigerator for 20 minutes. Spoon the batter to create some circles on a silpat or parchment lined backing sheet and dust with grated orange peel.
Bake for 4 minutes. Create quickly the desired forms to the waffle.
Break the chocolate and warm up in a saucepan to approximately 100 degrees F. Beat in the egg yolk and the icing sugar. Remove the mixture from the heat and cool it while beating. Combine the melted chocolate and chocolate spread with the whipped cream. Pour the cream into the egg yolk mixture and refrigerate for at least 2 hours.
To serve the mouse, dip a spoon in a bowl of tepid water and spoon out the desired amount of mousse and create some quenelles to put on the orange waffle.
Garnish with some fresh berries and a dusting of confectioners' sugar.
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Recipe courtesy Chef Giuseppe Dalla Rosa, Il Cestello - Italy