ORANGE MOUSSE CAKE
WITH GRAND MARNIER
1 recipe Grand Marnier
1 recipe almond genoise
2 large seedless oranges
1 cup sugar
1/2 cup sugar
1/2 cup water
1/4 cup apricot jam
1 ounce sweet chocolate
Slice oranges thinly.
Boil water and sugar. Steep oranges in cold syrup for an hour.
Grand Marnier syrup with remaining sugar, water, and Grand marnier. Cool.
Slice genoise into 2 layers.
Line a 9 inch springform pan with wax
paper and arrange sliced oranges on paper. Save a few slices. Spoon 1/2 mousse
Top with a genoise half. Brush with 1/2 of syrup. Press orange
slices into sides of pan, rounded sides down.
Spread remaining mousse over
Top with other genoise. Brush with syrup. Refrigerate 4 hours.
Invert cake on platter. Heat and release pan sides. Peel off wax paper.
Brush with top with melted apricot, and decorate with chocolate.