Silky Hazelnut Mousse (Christmas Treat)

🎄🍫✨ Get ready to indulge in a luxurious holiday treat with our delightful Silky Hazelnut Mousse! 🌟🌰💕 This velvety-smooth dessert combines the rich flavors of hazelnuts with a touch of magic ✨🥄 to create a truly enchanting culinary experience. 🎁🍰🎅 Let your taste buds dance with joy as you indulge in this luscious, nutty delight - it's a surefire way to make your Christmas extra special! 🤩🎉❤️️
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🎄🍫✨ Silky Hazelnut Mousse – A Christmas Treat! ✨🍫🎄

This delectable dessert is a perfect way to indulge and celebrate the joyous holiday season! 💫🎉 Made with the rich and creamy goodness of silky smooth hazelnut butter, this mousse will leave your taste buds dancing with delight. 🌟🍽️

The smooth texture of the mousse is complemented by the irresistible nutty flavor, making it an absolute delight for hazelnut enthusiasts. 😍💕🌰

To top it off, garnish the mousse with a sprinkle of chocolate shavings or crushed hazelnuts, adding an extra layer of decadence and texture. 🍫🥄✨ It’s not only a treat for the taste buds but also a feast for the eyes! 🤩👀

Whether you’re hosting a festive dinner or simply want to enjoy a luxurious dessert, this Silky Hazelnut Mousse will steal the spotlight on any occasion. 🌟🎄🥂 So, don’t wait any longer, transform your Christmas table into a culinary wonderland with this delightful recipe! ✨🍰🎅

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Velvety Chocolate Elegance

Our “Silky Hazelnut Mousse” is the epitome of Christmas decadence. The rich and velvety texture of dark chocolate takes center stage, complemented by the luxurious creaminess of full-fat coconut milk. Combined with smooth hazelnut butter, this dessert becomes an irresistible blend of flavors and textures that will leave your taste buds singing with delight.

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A Touch of Natural Sweetness

I like to keep things on the healthier side, even during the holidays. So, I sweeten the mousse with a touch of maple syrup. It’s a natural kind of sweet that pairs perfectly with the chocolate and hazelnut, making it a real crowd-pleaser. Plus, you don’t have to feel guilty about indulging in this Christmas dessert.

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The Secret to Fluffiness – Aquafaba

For that magical, airy texture, we introduce aquafaba into the mix. Aquafaba is the liquid from a can of chickpeas, and it’s a fantastic plant-based alternative to egg whites for achieving a mousse’s signature fluffiness. Combined with a hint of lemon juice and a pinch of salt, it whips up into soft peaks that give our mousse its cloud-like consistency.

Bringing Christmas Magic to the Table

When I serve this Silky Hazelnut Mousse, it’s like I’m bringing a little bit of Christmas magic to the table. It’s perfect for our holiday dinner, and it’s the grand finale that everyone looks forward to. But, honestly, I love to enjoy it anytime by the fireplace too. It’s become a must-have in our Christmas traditions.

The Gift of Homemade Delight

This Christmas, consider gifting your loved ones the joy of homemade treats. Our Silky Hazelnut Mousse is not only a delight to eat but also a heartfelt gesture that shows you’ve put thought and love into your holiday celebrations. Create memories, share the magic, and indulge in the simple yet exquisite pleasure of a homemade Christmas treat.

Silky Hazelnut Mousse

Bon appétit and happy holidays! 🎉🍽️🎁✨

Silky Hazelnut Mousse (Christmas Treat)

It's time to enjoy delicious and festive Christmas treat with our amazing Silky Hazelnut Mousse! This dessert is incredibly smooth and has a lovely hazelnut flavor that'll make your taste buds jump with joy. It's like a creamy dream with a hint of magic ✨🥄 that'll make your holiday season extra special. Treat yourself to this luscious dessert and have a merry Christmas! 🎄🍫🎅

Prep Time 20 mins Cook Time 5 mins Total Time 25 mins Difficulty: Intermediate Servings: 6 Calories: 269 Best Season: Winter

Ingredients

Hazelnut Mousse

Topping

Instructions

  1. Place the chopped chocolate into a metal or glass bowl suspended over a pot of water. Make sure the bottom of the bowl does not touch the water. Warm up the water on a very low heat. When the water starts to simmer, switch the heat off but keep the bowl on the pot.

  2. Once the chocolate has melted, gently stir in the coconut milk. Next add in the hazelnut butter and maple syrup, and stir again. Keep the bowl over the warm pot until ready to use.

  3. Place the aquafaba, lemon juice and salt in a large bowl. Using an electric mixer, whip the aquafaba until it reaches stiff peaks. To check, turn the bowl upside down and the mixture should not slide out of the bowl. It takes about 5 minutes with a handheld mixer to reach this consistency.

  4. Add a third of the chocolate mixture to the bowl of aquafaba. Using a slow folding motion, gently incorporate it into the aquafaba. Incorporate the other two thirds in the same way. The mixture will deflate a little, but that’s normal.

  5. Transfer the mixture into glasses and place in the refrigerator to set overnight.

  6. When ready to serve, top with chopped hazelnuts.

Nutrition Facts

Servings 6


Amount Per Serving
Calories 269kcal
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 17g27%
Total Carbohydrate 27g9%
Dietary Fiber 3g12%
Protein 3g6%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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