956- Orange Chocolate Mhalabia / مهلبية بالشوكولاتة والبرتقال
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
Dark chocolate (65% cocoa content), finely chopped
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.