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 Breads/Pastries / Dessert / Recipes November 1, 2022 Sweet Endings — A Memory of Lemon Pudding Sweet Endings September ... Read More Breads/Pastries / Dessert / Recipes November 1, 2022 Sweet Endings — Chocolate Custard Cake Sweet Endings September ... Read More Dessert / Recipes November 1, 2022 Masterclass — Candied Citrus Masterclass Candied Citrus Holiday ... Read More Dessert / Recipes September 6, 2022 Masterclass — Plum Clafouti Masterclass July|August Plum ... Read More Breads/Pastries / Dessert / Recipes September 6, 2022 Sweet Endings — Simply the Zest Sweet Endings ... Read More Appetizer / Dessert / Main course / Recipes / Side dish August 30, 2022 Balkan Recipes The companion recipes to Cinda Chavich's article, My Balkan Food Memories, in the Sept|Oct 2022 issue of ... Read More Comments are closed.