I made this exactly as directed, only scaling it down to 5 servings so that I could use just one cup of cream, not the odd 1-1/4 cups. This is wonderful, light and fluffy with just a slight hint of the Grand Marnier. But in my view it's not good enough to stand on its own - it must have something else for a punch of flavor and color. There are any number of possibilities, like a drizzle of chocolate ganache or syrup, adding a fruit garnish, or even using different flavored liqueurs. In this case I drizzled the plate with a fresh rasberry coulis. I piped the mousse into pretty, dark chocolate shells and garnished each with white chocolate curls, fresh mint, raspberries and edible flaked gold leaf. Light, elegant, impressive and delicious.
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I made this exactly as directed, only scaling it down to 5 servings so that I could use just...