Written By Guest Writer Dessert / Recipes Nov 30, 2011 Blood Orange Chocolate Cake SHARE VIA: Facebook Twitter PinterestEdible Canada at the Market Chef Jennifer Dodd took advantage of winter’s citrus season and the affinity of rich dark chocolate to marry with sunny blood oranges and intense raspberries. If you can’t find Raspberry Chocolate Sauce for the Semifreddo, you can use straight Raspberry Sauce or Chocolate Sauce – or blend your own! While it looks like a lot of steps, each element of the dessert can be made separately – with just the dark chocolate mousse requiring to be whipped up before serving. We paired this with Quails’ Gate intense Fortified Vintage Foch 2007 at a recent private dinner. Blood Orange Chocolate Cakedark chocolate mousse, chocolate-raspberry semifreddoQuails’ Gate Fortified Vintage Foch 2007Yield: 12 Portions Chocolate Cake55ml Hot water224g Melted butter, cooled238ml Buttermilk3 Eggs2 Egg yolks1tsp Salt250ml Blood Orange Marmalade1 ¾ cups Granulated Sugar1cup All purpose flour½ cup Cocoa1tsp Baking Powder2tsp Baking Soda Whisk all the liquids together.Whisk the dry ingredients together and then gradually whisk in the liquids.Spread on a ½ sht and bake in a 350F oven until springy in the center. Set aside to cool. Dark Chocolate Mousse½ cup Dark Chocolate100ml Whipping Cream Heat cream until almost reaching the boiling point.Melt chocolate in a bain marie.Add warm milk to chocolate.Beat in mixer until aerated and holding soft peaks. Raspberry Chocolate Semifreddo250ml Whipping Cream100ml Raspberry Chocolate Sauce5 Egg Yolks50ml Sugar Whip eggs & sugar over a bain marie until mixture holds a ribbon. Whisk in raspberry chocolate sauce, cool to room temperature.Whip cream until cream holds stuff peaks.Fold whipped cream into chocolate mixture.Line a dish with cling film & pour in mixtureFreeze for about 2 hrs. To PlateCut a slice of chocolate cake in the desired size. Top with dark chocolate mousse and serve with a scoop of the semifreddo. Garnish with slices of fresh blood orange, if desired.blood orangechocolateEdiblesRecipes SHARE VIA: Facebook Twitter Pinterest Written By: Guest Writer We get many people writing guest articles for us, as well as past contributors. This is the Guest ... Read More You may also like Dessert / Recipes July 13, 2020 Panna Cotta with Balsamic Roasted Strawberries and Basil Sugar Story and recipe and photography by: Isabelle Bulota Strawberry season has arrived! There is so much we can do with this delicious, beautiful ... Read More Dessert / Recipes / Sponsored February 26, 2018 DIY Blueberry & Lemon Curd Shortcakes in a Jar Are you in need of some inspiration? Foods in a jar just seem to taste better, after all we do eat with our eyes first. A Do-It-Yourself Blueberry ... Read More Dessert / Recipes / Sponsored July 18, 2017 Summer’s Ice Cream wishes you a Happy National Ice Cream Month! This month, dessert lovers across Canada will be raising their bowls and waffle cones in delicious recognition of NATIONAL ICE CREAM MONTH, with ... Read More Dessert / Recipes June 26, 2017 Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free Lemon Meringue Pie Lip-smacking looks and punchy lemon flavour result in a seriously delicious gluten and dairy-free dessert. If you’re not up for making a ... Read More Dessert / Recipes February 28, 2016 Sunday Baking Project Recipe selection for you Sunday baking project: Broma Bakery’s White Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookies with Fresh Blueberries. These cookies are ... Read More Beverage / Dessert / Main course / Recipes December 4, 2015 A main course, dessert and a cider float using local apples Autumn has officially arrived and so has apple season! One of the most cultivated fruits; the apples bears a bountiful harvest. A diverse fruit in ... Read More Comments are closed.