Pistachio Chocolate Mousse in a fancy cocktail glass set on a dark wood cutting board with a dramatic dark green background

Easy Pistachio & Chocolate Mousse

This Easy Pistachio & Chocolate Mousse is naturally gluten free, delicious, and beautiful enough to serve on Valentine’s Day!

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Pistachio Chocolate Mousse in a fancy cocktail glass set on a dark wood cutting board with a dramatic dark green background
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Easy Pistachio & Chocolate Mousse

Prep Time30 mins
Fridge Time1 hr
Total Time1 hr 30 mins
Course: Dessert
Servings: 2
Calories: 923kcal

Ingredients

  • ounces (100 g) dark chocolate, broken into chunks
  • 2 ounces (60 g) white chocolate, broken into chunks
  • 3 tablespoons (18 g) ground pistachios, divided
  • 1 cup (240 mL) heavy whipping cream, cold, divided

Instructions

  • Melt the dark chocolate with a double boiler or microwave. Repeat with the white chocolate. Set both melted chocolates aside to cool, stirring occasionally to prevent them from solidifying.
  • Place white chocolate, 2 tablespoons ground pistachios and 2 tablespoons heavy cream in a blender. Blend to a smooth cream. Reserve 1 tablespoon of pistachios for garnish.
  • Using a mixer, beat the remaining cream until fluffy, starting with 30 seconds on the lowest speed. After this time, increase the speed to the highest setting and whip until the cream becomes stiff and the mixer tip leaves clear traces in the cream.
  • Gently stir one third of the cream into the pistachio mixture, then stir the remaining cream into the dark chocolate. Do not whip or mix for too long, just until all the ingredients are combined.
  • Prepare 2 glasses. At the bottom of each glass, using a teaspoon, put a chocolate layer, then a pistachio layer. Cover and refrigerate for 1 hour. Garnish with the remaining pistachios just before serving.

Nutrition

Nutrition Facts
Easy Pistachio & Chocolate Mousse
Amount Per Serving
Calories 923 Calories from Fat 711
% Daily Value*
Fat 79g122%
Saturated Fat 46g230%
Trans Fat 1g
Polyunsaturated Fat 4g
Monounsaturated Fat 24g
Cholesterol 170mg57%
Sodium 81mg3%
Potassium 640mg18%
Carbohydrates 46g15%
Fiber 7g28%
Sugar 30g33%
Protein 10g20%
Vitamin A 1824IU36%
Vitamin C 1mg1%
Calcium 182mg18%
Iron 6mg33%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Disclaimer: All nutrition facts on Simply Gluten Free are meant only as a guide and may differ depending on product brands used or ingredient substitutions. Some errors may occur, so you are encouraged to confirm the recipe’s ingredient and nutrition suitability for your own diet.
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Tags: Chocolate Easy Mousse Natalia Mantur Pistachios Valentine's Day
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