Mousse à l’orange

Serves 8.

4 cups of milk
1/2 cup of sugar
1/2 cup of flour
3 eggs separated & 1 egg yolk
3 Tbsp of butter
1/2 cup of frozen orange juice
2 Tbsp of Grand Marnier
1/2 cup of cream, whipped (for decoration)
2 oranges (peeled and skin of each wedge removed)

  • In a saucepan, bring the milk to a boil on medium heat.
  • Meanwhile, mix the flour and sugar together.
  • Break 4 egg yolks in another bowl and beat slightly.
  • Pour half the boiling milk in the flour-sugar mixture and whisk vigorously to break any lumps.
  • Mix the beaten egg yolks as well.
  • Add the rest of the milk to the mixture.
  • Return to cook over medium heat until the mixture thickens.
  • Remove from the heat and add the softened butter, the frozen orange juice, and the Grand Marnier.
  • Cover with a plastic wrap and refrigerate for at least 2 hours.
  • When ready to use, beat the mousse and pour into 8 individual glasses.
  • Decorate with the whipped cream and the wedges of orange.