Orange liqueur-dipped cookies surrounding a soft mound of chocolate and almond flavored mousse? YES, PLEASE. Here’s the video and printable recipe for this Chocolate Malakoff:
Thanks for watching! And now, a few notes to note:
“Malakoff” is a Russian name. From what I’ve read, Chocolate Malakoff and its cousin Charlotte Malakoff both originated in the Russian court, back when French chefs were employed by the royal family.
You could “healthify” this dessert, just a little, by omitting the cookies. The mousse is delicious all on its own.
A charlotte mold is useful for all kinds of savory souffles and sweet desserts. I purchased my French-made, 8-cup mold from this online source.
Here’s the printable: