Chocolate, Whisky and Orange Mousse

• 6oz dark chocolate
• 5 tbs water
• 3 eggs
• 2 egg yolks
• 2oz fine caster sugar
• 1 tsp gelatin
• strained juice from an orange
• 2 tbs Scotch Whisky
• ½ pint double cream

Melt the chocolate and water in a small pan until creamy. Beat eggs, egg yolks and sugar together until thick and pale. Dissolve the gelatin in the orange juice, in a bowl placed in a pan of water, then stir in the Scotch Whisky. Fold the melted chocolate and egg mixtures together then gently stir in the gelatin mixture. Whip the cream until thick but not stiff, reserve some of it to make whirls to decorate the mousse, and fold the remainder into the chocolate mixture. Spoon into individual dishes.