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Active time
20 minutes
Total time
20 minutes
6 Servings

9½ ounces extra bitter dark chocolate

⅔ cup extra virgin olive oil

3 tablespoons orange liqueur

7 eggs, separated

½ cup sugar, divided

1 pinch salt

Zest of one orange


  1. In a double boiler, melt the dark chocolate and add the olive oil and orange liqueur.
  2. In a bowl of an electric mixer, beat together the egg yolks and ¼ cup of the sugar until the mixture becomes fluffy. Add the mixture into the chocolate and mix well.
  3. In a different bowl, beat together the egg whites with the rest of the sugar and the salt until the soft peaks form. Fold the egg whites and the orange zest into the chocolate mixture.
  4. Divide the mousse into individual servings in small bowls or ramekins and store in the refrigerator until serving.

Recipe and photo courtesy of Gaea.


Calories: 630
Total Fat: 48g
Saturated Fat: 17g
Sodium: 180mg
Carbohydrate: 42g
Fiber: 3g
Total Sugars: 35g (Added Sugar: 20g)
Protein: 10g

Yield: 6 Servings

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