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White & dark chocolate sphered filled with chocolate orange mousse

Posted by Cat Morley from London, United Kingdom • Published See Cat Morley's 1119 projects »
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  • How to make a chocolate pudding. Christmas Pudding Mousse Bombe - Step 1
    Step 1

    Break 100g of dark chocolate into a bowl and melt by placing in a microwave for 30 seconds, removing to stir and then microwaving for another 30 seconds. Stir well and leave to stand for a few minutes.

  • How to make a chocolate pudding. Christmas Pudding Mousse Bombe - Step 2
    Step 2

    To make the spheres, you'll need a silicon mould like this one I found on Amazon. Carefully coat the inside of each mould with chocolate.

    https://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/B0018BRNIM/ref=oh_aui_detailpage_o01_s01?ie=UTF8&psc=1

  • How to make a chocolate pudding. Christmas Pudding Mousse Bombe - Step 3
    Step 3

    Leave to set for several hours, chilling in the fridge for 15 minutes before removing from the moulds.

  • How to make a chocolate pudding. Christmas Pudding Mousse Bombe - Step 4
    Step 4

    Repeat with 100g of the white chocolate. You want to make the chocolate for the top sphere thick enough so that it doesn't break when removing it from the mould but thin enough so that it will melt under heat.

  • How to make a chocolate pudding. Christmas Pudding Mousse Bombe - Step 5
    Step 5

    Break 200g of dark chocolate into a bowl and melt again using the same technique.

  • How to make a chocolate pudding. Christmas Pudding Mousse Bombe - Step 6
    Step 6

    7 oz (200 g) dark chocolate (75 per cent cocoa solids), broken into pieces
    4fl oz (120ml) warm water
    3 large eggs, separated
    1½ oz (40 g) golden caster sugar
    To serve:
    a little whipped cream (optional)

  • How to make a chocolate pudding. Christmas Pudding Mousse Bombe - Step 7
    Step 7

    Whisk the egg whites until they form soft peaks and then add the caster sugar a little at a time.

  • How to make a chocolate pudding. Christmas Pudding Mousse Bombe - Step 8
    Step 8

    Fold the eggs into the dark chocolate.

  • How to make a chocolate pudding. Christmas Pudding Mousse Bombe - Step 9
    Step 9

    Grate in the zest from the orange and squeeze in half the juice before folding in.

  • How to make a chocolate pudding. Christmas Pudding Mousse Bombe - Step 10
    Step 10

    Turn the dark chocolate spheres upside down.

  • How to make a chocolate pudding. Christmas Pudding Mousse Bombe - Step 11
    Step 11

    Fill with chocolate mousse and leave to set in the fridge for a few hours.

  • How to make a chocolate pudding. Christmas Pudding Mousse Bombe - Step 12
    Step 12

    Top with marmalade.

  • How to make a chocolate pudding. Christmas Pudding Mousse Bombe - Step 13
    Step 13

    Melt 30g of white chocolate and let cool.

  • How to make a chocolate pudding. Christmas Pudding Mousse Bombe - Step 14
    Step 14

    Coat the edges of the dark chocolate sphere half with white chocolate.

  • How to make a chocolate pudding. Christmas Pudding Mousse Bombe - Step 15
    Step 15

    Top with a white chocolate sphere half and let set for a minute or two.

  • How to make a chocolate pudding. Christmas Pudding Mousse Bombe - Step 16
    Step 16

    Drip cranberries in white chocolate and place on top of the white sphere. Use some of the remaining white chocolate to seal any cracks or gaps.

  • How to make a chocolate pudding. Christmas Pudding Mousse Bombe - Step 17
    Step 17

    Sprinkle with red edible glitter.

  • How to make a chocolate pudding. Christmas Pudding Mousse Bombe - Step 18
    Step 18

    When you're ready to serve, melt the remaining 50g of dark chocolate.

  • How to make a chocolate pudding. Christmas Pudding Mousse Bombe - Step 19
    Step 19

    Use a spoon to drizzle a little dark chocolate artistically around your serving plates.

  • How to make a chocolate pudding. Christmas Pudding Mousse Bombe - Step 20
    Step 20

    Place the chocolate spheres in the middle of the plates.

  • How to make a chocolate pudding. Christmas Pudding Mousse Bombe - Step 21
    Step 21

    Sprinkle with some gold edible glitter.

  • How to make a chocolate pudding. Christmas Pudding Mousse Bombe - Step 22
    Step 22

    Heat the double cream, marmalade and butter in a sauce pan.

  • How to make a chocolate pudding. Christmas Pudding Mousse Bombe - Step 23
    Step 23

    When the marmalade and butter have melted into the cream, add the Cointreau.

  • How to make a chocolate pudding. Christmas Pudding Mousse Bombe - Step 24
    Step 24

    Stir into the melted chocolate.

  • How to make a chocolate pudding. Christmas Pudding Mousse Bombe - Step 25
    Step 25

    Heat the chocolate sauce so that it's piping hot then place in a mini serving jug before pouring over the bombe at the table.

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