Wheat free Orange Mousse with Almonds

Wheat free Orange Mousse with Almonds

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This dairy free orange mousse is a healthy dessert made with wheat free, gluten free and vegan ingredients for a healthy treat.
Servings: 4
Calories: 266


  • 4 oz caster superfine sugar
  • 4 large free-range egg yolks
  • 1 large free-range egg
  • 3 tablespoons of pale dry sherry
  • 2 heaped tablespoons of ground almonds
  • Zest from 1 large or 2 small oranges
  • 10 floz freshly squeezed orange juice
  • 1 tablespoon of powdered gelatine dissolved in -
  • 3 fl oz boiling water or vegetarian equivalent
  • 1 tablespoon of toasted almond slivers


  • Beat the sugar, egg yolks and whole egg in a food processor until pale and creamy.
  • Briefly blend in the sherry, ground almonds and orange zest.
  • Transfer the mixture to a large bowl.
  • Microwave the orange juice until boiling and frothy and then whisk it into the egg mixture at full speed on an electric mixer.
  • Pour in the prepared gelatine, whisking all the time to distribute it evenly.
  • Pour the mixture into a small souffle dish or 4 - 6 ramekins.
  • Leave the mousse to set in the freezer for about 40 minutes, then transfer to the refrigerator for at least 3 hours or until firm.
  • Decorate the mousse with the almond slivers and serve chilled.
Calories: 266 kcal
Carbohydrates: 38 g
Protein: 8 g
Fat: 9g
Saturated Fat: 2 g
Trans Fat: 1 g
Cholesterol: 236 mg
Sodium: 30 mg
Potassium: 209 mg
Fiber: 1 g
Sugar: 35 g
Vitamin A: 467 IU
Vitamin C: 37 mg
Calcium: 54 mg
Iron: 1 mg
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