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Chocolate and Amaretto Mousse Recipe

Chocolate and amaretto mousse

Published: January 28, 2016 at 9:10 am
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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Total time
    • + chilling
  • A little effort
  • Serves 4

This recipe for chocolate and amaretto mousse comes from Bernardi's, London. It's easy to make but tastes delicious - great for entertaining

Nutrition:
NutrientUnit
kcal664
fat50g
saturates28.7g
carbs17g
fibre4.7g
protein13.3g
salt0.2g
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Try this chocolate and amaretto mousse, then check out our classic chocolate mousse, chocolate mousse cake, avocado chocolate mousse and more chocolate mousse recipes.

Ingredients

  • 170g  70% dark chocolate
  • 4 eggs, separated 
  • 150ml amaretto
  • 1 orange, zested and 2 tbsp juice 
  • 200g mascarpone
  • 20g flaked almonds, toasted

Method

  • STEP 1

    Melt the chocolate in a heatproof bowl over a pan of simmering water (make sure it’s not touching the water). Cool a little. Whisk the egg whites in a clean bowl until they reach soft peaks. Pour the amaretto into the cooled melted chocolate, add the egg yolks, and whisk.

  • STEP 2

    Add 1 large spoonful of egg white to the chocolate mix and stir thoroughly. Slowly add the remaining egg white in 2 batches, folding carefully (to make sure you don’t lose any of the air bubbles) into the mix with a large metal spoon.

  • STEP 3

    Divide the mixture between 4 Martini glasses or tumblers and chill for at least 6 hours.

  • STEP 4

    Beat the orange zest and juice into the mascarpone, and spoon over the chilled mousse. Sprinkle over the toasted almonds to serve.

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