Olive Oil Chocolate Mousse

Ingredients

200g good quality dark chocolate
1/2 cup olive oil
3 large egg yolks
3 large egg whites
1/2 cup sugar
200ml thickened cream

Method

1. Slowly melt the chopped chocolate in a bowl over a saucepan of boiling water while continuously stirring. Add the olive oil until combined, then put aside and let cool slightly.

2. In a small bowl, beat the egg yolks and 1/4 cup of the sugar until the cream turns thick.

3. In a separate bowl beat the egg whites and the remaining ¼ cup
sugar until stiff and holds peaks.

4. In a third bowl whip the thickened cream until stiff.

5. Transfer the chocolate & olive oil mix to a large bowl and fold in one mix after another: start with the creamy egg yolk mix, then the stiff egg whites, and lastly the whipped cream – until well combined.

6. Spoon mix into small individual serving bowls, cover, and place in fridge to chill for at least 4 hours.

7. Delicious served on ripe orange fillets in their own juice topped with pistachio praline.

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