Chocolate chestnut mousse

Yield: 8 servings

Measure Ingredient
\N \N Smooth and creamy, this dessert mousse is an ideal light finish to a
\N \N Filling holiday meal.
6 ounces Bittersweet chocolate, coarsely chopped
1½ cup Sweetened chestnut puree
3 tablespoons Dark rum
1½ cup Whipping cream
3 eaches Egg whites

Melt chocolate and let cool slightly. In large bowl, stir together chocolate, chestnut puree and rum until blended. Set aside. Whip cream and fold one third of it into chocolate mixture. Fold in remaining cream until combined. In separate bowl, beat egg whites until stiff peaks form and then fold into whipped cream mixture.

Spoon into 8 winde glasses or custard cups. Refrigerate covered, for at least 2 hours, or until chilled. Can be kept in fridge for 1 day.

Makes 8 servings. Origin: Canadian Living, December 1994. Shared by: Sharon Stevens, Dec/94.

Submitted By SHARON STEVENS On 12-02-94

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