Chocolate Orange Pots

Chocolate Orange Pots

Serves 8

175 g /6 oz  plain chocolate
rind of 1 small orange, finely grated
3 eggs, separated
30-45 ml / 2-3 tbsp orange Caraçao
1 cup / 225 ml / 8 fl oz double (table) cream
whípped cream
orange rind spirals
chocolate orange sticks


[1] Put chocolate into a bowl over a pan of hot water and melt.

[2] Remove from heat and stir in the orange rind, egg yolks and liqueur. Stir well and leave to cool.

[3] Whip cream until thick. Whisk egg whites until stiff. Fold cream and egg whítes into the chocolate mixture.

[4] Pour into 8 individual pots (e.g. custard cups) and chill well.

To Serve

Top with a spoonful of softly whipped cream and decorate with orange rind spirals and chocolate sticks.