Chestnut mousse in a whipper


Chestnut mousse in a whipper
In France, chestnut mousse is sometimes called "Mousse Mont Blanc". It is a delicious combination of whipped cream with chestnut purée, traditionally mixed in very gently.

Here is a simple, rapid version, made with a cream whipper.
3,7264/5 for 3 ratings
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Last modified on: October 18th 2020

For 200 g, you will need:

Change these quantities to make: 100 g 200 g 400 g 600 g

How long does it take?

Time required for this recipe:
PreparationStart to finish
9 min.9 min.

Keeping:

Several days in the fridge, in the whipper.

Step by step recipe


Stage 1 - 2 min.
Chestnut mousse in a whipper  : Photo of step #1
Put 100 g liquid cream and 100 g sweet chestnut purée (crème de marrons) (both cold from the fridge) in a bowl.

Stage 2 - 2 min.
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Mix thoroughly with a whisk.

Stage 3 - 4 min.
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Pour the mixture into your whipper through a fine strainer.

Stage 4
Chestnut mousse in a whipper  : Photo of step #4
You will probably need to push the last bit through with a spoon.

Stage 5 - 1 min.
Chestnut mousse in a whipper  : Photo of step #5
Close the whipper, pierce a gas canister and shake vigorously.

It you are not going to use it immediately, refrigerate until needed.

Stage 6
Chestnut mousse in a whipper  : Photo of step #6
This mousse is superb: smooth and light, straight from the whipper.

Remarks

It is important to strain the mixture in stage 3 to avoid blocking the whipper siphon, so do take care at this stage.

Nutritional information

Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
575 Kcal or 2,407 Kj4 gr71 gr31 gr
29 %2 %7 %5 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
288 Kcal or 1,206 Kj2 gr36 gr15 gr
14 %1 %3 %2 %
% 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).

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Blackcurrant and chestnut verrines
Blackcurrant and chestnut verrines

Blackcurrants and chestnuts and go together really well, as the tang of the one balances the gentle sweetness of the other. Here they are combined in a verrrine, with a blackcurrant crémeux and chestnut mousse, served with a little sablé biscuit.
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Source

Home made.

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This recipe uses (among others)
Liquid creamLiquid cream: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Creamy Winter Vegetable Soup, Langoustine gratin, Celeriac in cream and mustard sauce, Tagliatelle and courgette spaghetti, carbonara style, Filet mignon with mustard and tarragon sauce, ... All
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