956- Orange Chocolate Mhalabia / مهلبية بالشوكولاتة والبرتقال

Jan 24, 2022 | Desserts

Prep time :

5 minutes

Cook time :

10 minutes

Serves :

4 cups

Complexity :


Ingredients :

For the Mhalabia
40g (1.4 ounces) dark chocolate (65% cocoa content), roughly chopped
500ml (2 cups) whole milk
200ml (1 cup) orange juice
60g (1/3 cup) light brown sugar
60g (1/2 cup) cornstarch
Zest of 2 oranges
40g (1/3 cup) unsweetened cocoa powder

For Decoration
Dark chocolate (65% cocoa content), finely chopped
Orange zest

Directions :

1- Place the milk, orange juice, light brown sugar, cornstarch, and orange zest in a large saucepan.
2- Sift the cocoa powder into the saucepan, then whisk to combine.
3- Place the saucepan over medium heat and cook while whisking for 5 minutes until the mixture starts to thicken.
4- Add the chocolate to the saucepan and whisk until the chocolate is fully melted. Turn off the heat.
5- Pour the Mhalabia into the serving cups, then set it aside to cool at room temperature for 10 minutes.
6- Cover the cups with plastic wrap then refrigerate for 30 minutes. Decorate with chocolate and orange zest, then serve.

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