• 4 eggs
  • 2 egg whites
  • 2tbsp caster sugar
  • 200g Nutella®
  • 50g unsalted butter
  • 50g crème fraîche
  • 8tbsp hazelnuts, toasted and chopped


  • STEP 1

    Break the eggs and separate the whites from the yolks. Beat the yolks vigorously with the sugar until the mixure becomes pale and frothy.

  • STEP 2

    Melt the Nutella with the butter in a bain-marie or in a bowl over a pan of simmering water. Leave to cool. Add the melted Nutella to the egg-yolk mixture then mix in the crème fraîche.

  • STEP 3

    Beat the egg whites until they form stiff peaks. Using a spatula, gently fold the egg whites into the Nutella mixture.

  • STEP 4

    Cover the bottom of 8 small ramekins with a thin layer of toasted, chopped hazelnuts.

  • STEP 5

    Divide the mousse between the ramekins and refrigerate for at least 6 hours.
    Tip: For mousse with a firmer texture, place in the freezer for half an hour before serving.


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