Like MaronSui's

Like MaronSui's
Perhaps you've heard of "MaronSui's", those chestnut mousses you find in shops? Here's a much better homemade version, easy enough to make.
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Last modified on: May 26th 2024

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For 4 people, you will need:
  • 1 sweet chestnut purée (crème de marrons) 250 g sweet chestnut purée (crème de marrons)
  • 2 Mascarpone 250 g Mascarpone
  • 3 egg white 3 egg whites
  • 4 caster sugar 2 tablespoons caster sugar
  • Total weight: 620 grams

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27 min.2 hours2 hours 27 min.
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Step by step recipe

Stage 1 - 3 min.
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Pour 250 g sweet chestnut purée (crème de marrons) and 250 g Mascarpone into a small bowl.

Stage 2 - 3 min.
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Whisk until smooth.

Set aside.

Stage 3 - 5 min.
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Pour 3 egg whites into another bowl and beat until stiff, adding 2 tablespoons caster sugar at the end.

Stage 4 - 1 min.
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Take 1/4 of the egg whites and pour over the mascarpone + chestnut cream mixture.

Stage 5 - 2 min.
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Mix gently with a whisk, but don't be too insistent. Just aerate the mixture slightly to make it easier to incorporate the beaten egg whites.

Stage 6 - 4 min.
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Take half the remaining egg whites and pour over the previously aerated mascarpone + chestnut cream mixture.

Fold in very gently, this time with a spatula, following these instructions.

Stage 7 - 4 min.
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Do the same with the other half of the egg whites, until you obtain a fine mousse.

Stage 8 - 5 min.
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Divide between glasses or ramekins. If possible, use a piping bag with a fluted tip for a more attractive effect.

Stage 9 - 2 hours
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Refrigerate for at least 2 hours before serving.
If you prefer a lighter mousse, use 4 egg whites instead of 3.

For a little pep, you can add a dash of whisky, or other alcohol, to the mascarpone + chestnut cream mixture.
1 or 2 days in the fridge, protected by cling film.
Home made.
Nutritional information
Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
1,861 Kcal or 7,792 Kj19 gr210 gr105 gr
93 %7 %20 %16 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
300 Kcal or 1,256 Kj3 gr34 gr17 gr
15 %1 %3 %3 %
Per person
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
465 Kcal or 1,947 Kj5 gr52 gr26 gr
23 %2 %5 %4 %
% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories or 8400 k-joules by day for a woman (change to a man).
Possible allergens in this recipe: Milk, Egg
How much will it cost?
  • For 4 people : 4.66 €
  • Per person : 1.17 €

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This recipe uses (among others)
Sweet chestnut purée (crème de marrons)Sweet chestnut purée (crème de marrons): You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Chestnut and hazelnut biscuits, Chestnut moelleux, Mini Mont-Blanc choux puffs, Chestnut mousse in a whipper , Chestnut Fudge Cupcakes, ... All
MascarponeMascarpone: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Leek and artichoke tart à la piémontaise, Amandier (gluten-free almond cake), Strawberry, kiwi and mascarpone verrines, Framboisier, Pea risotto "Mantecare", ... All
Egg whiteEgg white: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Two-coloured chocolate-orange tart, Mousse with two chocolates, How to add beaten eggs whites to a mixture, Macaronade mixture, Calissons, ... All
Caster sugarCaster sugar: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Passion fruit jellies, Rice pudding with fruit and nuts, Crème caramel, Nougat, Tatin apples with mascarpone cream, ... All
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    Posted by jh may 27th 2024 at 08:45 n° 2
  • So, egg whites stay raw?
    Posted by Zlatan may 26th 2024 at 22:27 n° 1
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