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.
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Last modified on: October 18th 2020

Keywords for this recipe:MousseChestnutCreamChantillyWhipperSiphonDessert
For 200 g, you will need:
  • 0 liquid cream 100 g liquid cream
  • 1 sweet chestnut purée (crème de marrons) 100 g sweet chestnut purée (crème de marrons)
  • Total weight: 200 grams

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.

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.
Chestnut mousse in a whipper  : Photo of step #2
Mix thoroughly with a whisk.

Stage 3 - 4 min.
Chestnut mousse in a whipper  : Photo of step #3
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.
Keeping
Several days in the fridge, in the whipper.
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).
How much will it cost?
  • For 200 g : 1.40 €

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Note : These prices are only approximate.

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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.
This recipe uses (among others)
Liquid creamLiquid cream: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Chilli langoustines, Croque-monsieur complet, Eggs en Cocotte à la Française, Risotto-style celeriac, Two-cheese quiche, ... All
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 cake, Chestnut and hazelnut biscuits, Mini Mont-Blanc choux puffs, Chestnut Fudge Cupcakes, Little vanilla, clementine and chestnut verrines, ... All
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