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Amaretto Chestnut Mousse  Recipe


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Serves 4 Cold Vegetarian Alcohol Nuts Eggless Dessert Pudding

450g/1lb Whole Chestnuts, peeled and skinned
6 tbsp Caster Sugar
2 tbsp Cocoa Powder
4 tbsp Amaretto Liqueur
240ml/8fl.oz. Double Cream
Plain Chocolate to serve
Extra Whipped Cream to serve



1.   Place the chestnuts in a saucepan with enough water to cover, bring to the boil then reduce the heat and simmer for 20-30 minutes or until tender.

2. Drain well then transfer to a blender or food processor together with the sugar, cocoa and Amaretto. Process until smooth.

3. In a mixing bowl, whisk the cream until stiff then fold into the chestnut puree.

4. Transfer the mixture to individual dessert glasses and refrigerate until set.

5. To serve - top with whipped cream and grate some chocolate over the top. 

Makes a festive dessert at Christmas.

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