An indulgence hard to resist. Rich chocolate orange-flavoured mousse made of GAEA Extra Virgin Olive Oil.

3 hrs 20 mins



1 1/4 cups bitter couverture (70% cocoa)

1/4 cup GAEA FRESH Extra Virgin Olive Oil

5 large organic eggs

3/4 cup sugar


2 tablespoons orange liqueur

Zest of 1 orange in shavings


Cut the couverture into small pieces

Separate the eggs’ yolk from the whites into two bowls.


Melt couverture in bain–marie and add the olive oil and liqueur

Mix the yolks with half of the sugar and whisk until smooth.

Mix the chocolate into the yolk mixture.

Whip the egg whites with the rest of the sugar and the salt into firm peaks to make the meringue.

Blend together the meringue and the chocolate mixture and stir in ¾ of the orange shavings. Whisk gently until the mixture becomes smooth.

Put the mousse into bowls or glasses.

Place them in the fridge for at least 3 hours.

Serve adding orange shavings on top of each portion.