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Chocolate Amaretto Mousse
Prep Time
20 mins
Cook Time
10 mins
Chill Time:
2 hrs
Total Time
30 mins

Chocolate amaretto mousse, made the French way! Taste the difference in every bite! With a hint of sweet almond to make it even more special.

Course: Dessert
Cuisine: French
Keyword: amaretto, Chocolate, mousse
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 370 kcal
  • 6 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 3 ounces semi-sweet chocolate, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons amaretto liqueur (optional- water can be substituted)
  • 2 large egg yolks
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • 2 large egg whites
  • pinch of kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon almond extract (vanilla can be substituted)
  1. Place the butter, chocolate, and amaretto (or water) in a small bowl and microwave in 15 second intervals, stirring, until melted and smooth.  Set aside to cool.
  2. Place the egg yolks, sugar, and water in a medium mixing bowl and place over a small pot of barely simmering water.  
  3. Cook, whisking, until pale and airy.  
  4. Remove from the heat and and continue whisking on medium-high speed until cooled.  
  5. Fold in the chocolate mixture.
  6. In a large mixing bowl, whip the egg whites and salt until stiff.  
  7. Stir in the extract and fold in the chocolate mixture.  
  8. Transfer to 4-ounce serving dishes, and chill.

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Nutrition Facts
Chocolate Amaretto Mousse
Amount Per Serving
Calories 370 Calories from Fat 234
% Daily Value*
Fat 26g40%
Saturated Fat 16g100%
Cholesterol 138mg46%
Sodium 67mg3%
Carbohydrates 31g10%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 28g31%
Protein 4g8%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.