A Valentine’s Day Treat: Blood Oranges!

A lovely Blood Orange Mimosa 

OR

Would a mousse better satisfy your sweet tooth?

Blood Orange Mousse in Chocolate Cups

Serves 8 

Syrup:

1 cup fresh blood orange juice

1 tablespoon lime juice

¼ cup sugar

1 teaspoon finely grated orange peel

 Place ingredients in a small saucepan over medium high heat. Reduce by half. Set aside.

 

Mousse:

1 cup chilled heavy whipping cream

1/2 cup sugar               

2 tablespoons Grand Marnier

1 teaspoon finely grated orange peel

 

8 chocolate cups holding approximately 1/3 cup mousse

Whip cream, adding sugar and Grand Marnier in increments. Fold in orange peel. Pour mousse into shells. Cover and freeze. Drizzle with reserved blood orange syrup before serving.

 All you’ve ever wanted to know about Blood Oranges is posted on http://www.blood-oranges.com

 

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