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Chocolate Chestnut Mousse Recipe

Chocolate chestnut mousse

Published: March 25, 2015 at 3:05 pm
  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Total time
    • + chilling
  • A little effort
  • Makes 6

There's more to chestnuts than roasting them on an open fire. Why not try this decadent chocolate chestnut mousse for dessert at Christmas time? A festive twist on a classic chocolate mousse.


Try this chocolate chestnut mousse, then check out our classic chocolate mousse, chocolate mousse cake and avocado chocolate mousse.


  • 284ml double cream, and 142ml for serving
  • 200g dark chocolate, melted
  • 250g sweetened chestnut purée or spread
  • 3 chocolate curls or marrons glacés, sliced optional)
  • 2 tbsp dark rum


  • STEP 1

    Fold the melted chocolate into the chestnut purée, then fold in the rum and whipped cream. Spoon into 6 glasses and flood the top of each glass with a layer of cream. Chill until set and decorate with chocolate curls or marrons glacés.


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