Eggless Chocolate-Orange Mousse

Time: 2-3 hours (approx)
Effort: Easy

2 cups whipping cream
1/2 cup cold milk
1/4 cup boiling water
1 packet unflavoured gelatin
1/2 cup sugar
1/2 cup melted semi-sweet chocolate or cocoa powder
1 tsp vanilla
1 tbsp Cointreau (or 1 tsp orange flavor concentrate)
1 orange or tangerine, sliced

In a small bowl add cold milk and gelatin, stir and let sit for a couple of minutes until softened then add the boiling water and mix constantly until gelatin has dissolved. In a large bowl add whipping cream, chocolate, orange liquor or flavour and sugar. Blend well. Then add gelatin mixture and beat with an electric mixer on high until soft peaks form. Pour into ramekins or cups for serving and chill until firm. Garnish with a slice of orange. (I also poured 1 tsp of Cointreau on each ramekin and it was delicious !)