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A martini glass is filled with an orange coloured clementine mousse. A clementine orange sits at the base of the glass.
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Clementine Mousse with Champagne

Clementine Mousse with Champagne is elegant, tasty, and fun to eat... and surprisingly easy to make. This is a traditional style mousse.
Prep Time10 mins
Chilling time2 hrs
Total Time2 hrs 10 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: French
Servings: 4 People
Calories: 387kcal
Author: Marie Porter


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  • 3 teaspoon Unflavored Gelatin Powder
  • ¼ cup Water
  • 4-6 Clementine oranges
  • ½ cup Champagne or moscato
  • cup Sugar
  • 2 Large egg whites
  • 2 tablespoon Granulated Sugar
  • 1 cup Heavy cream


  • In a small bowl, sprinkle gelatin over water and allow to soak for 5 minutes.
  • Wash, dry, and zest the clementines, set the zest aside.
  • Chop the clementines. Remove any visible seeds, puree clementines with champagne until smoothish.
  • Press clementine pulp through a wire sieve, into a clean bowl or measuring cup.
  • Measure out 1 cup of puree. If you don’t have enough, repeat with another clementine.
  • Combine the measured clementine puree with sugar and zest, set aside.
  • Transfer gelatin bowl to microwave, heat in 10 second increments until gelatin is completely melted.
  • Pour melted gelatin into orange mixture, stir until well incorporated, then set aside while preparing the remaining ingredients.
  • In a separate bowl (stand mixer, ideally!), whip egg whites until stiff peaks form. Add on top of orange mixture, set aside.
  • Whip heavy cream until stiff peaks form, then carefully fold in to the fruit mixture along with the egg whites, gently folding until combined.
  • Pour into 4 serving glasses, chill until set, about 2 hours.


Calories: 387kcal | Carbohydrates: 40g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 22g | Saturated Fat: 14g | Cholesterol: 82mg | Sodium: 56mg | Potassium: 332mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 35g | Vitamin A: 1169IU | Vitamin C: 70mg | Calcium: 94mg | Iron: 1mg