Chocolate Hazlenut Mousse

Opal Jackson-Cakmak


Yes Please!!
The mousse is topped with chocolate shavings and toasted hazelnuts, and those pirouette cookies got some use as well. Very cute and delicious!

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1 1/2 cups whipping cream
1/2 cup nutella spread
2 tablespoons hot water, not boiling
2 teaspoons instand espresso
dash of kahlua
6 chocolate-hazelnut pirouette cookies
chocolate and chopped hazelnuts for topping


1Dissolve instant espresso in hot water in a medium sized bowl
- Add the Nutella and Kahlua, beating until smooth
- In a mixer, whip the whipping cream until it forms stiff peaks
- Gently fold the nutella mixture into the whipped cream until the color is uniform
- Divide mousse into serving glasses (I think martini glasses work great!)
- Add toasted hazelnuts (to toast, just stick them in a 350 degree oven for about 10 minutes), chocolate shavings, and pirouette cookies for decoration

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