Chocolate & Creamy Orange Mousse
- 1/4 cup (1/2 stick) butter or margarine
- 1/4 cup cocoa
- 1 can (14-ounces) sweetened condensed milk (not evaporated milk), divided
- 2 tablespoons orange juice plus 2 teaspoons freshly grated orange peel or 2 tablespoons orange-flavored liqueur, divided
- 2 cups (1-pint) cold whipping cream
Preparation time 30mins
Cooking time 150mins
Melt butter in heavy saucepan over low heat; add cocoa, then 2/3 cup sweetened condensed milk, stirring until smooth and slightly thickened. Pour mixture into medium bowl; cool to room temperature. Beat in 1 tablespoon orange juice and 1 teaspoon orange peel.
Beat whipping cream in large bowl until stiff. Fold half of whipped cream into chocolate mixture.
In a second medium bowl, stir together remaining sweetened condensed milk, remaining 1 tablespoon orange juice and 1 teaspoon orange peel. Fold in remaining whipped cream.
Spoon equal portions of chocolate mixture into 8 dessert dishes, making a depression in center of each. Spoon creamy orange mixture into center of each. Refrigerate until well chilled. Garnish as desired. Cover; refrigerate leftover dessert.