Chocolate Chestnut Mousse Recipe

Chocolate chestnut mousse

  • makes 6
  • A little effort

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, avocado chocolate mousse and more chocolate mousse recipes.



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


  • 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.