Bettina Campolucci Bondi’s easy Chocolate Orange & Amaretto Mousse.

Chocolate Orange & Amaretto Mousse

A simple and indulgent treat, Bettina’s easy-to-follow recipe is the perfect treat to whip up this Valentine’s Day.

Bettina’s sultry treat has been created in association with Native Places UK, the UK’s leading aparthotel brand. With fully equipped kitchens, spacious living areas and intimate bedrooms, Native Aparthotels are the perfect love nest for couples this Valentine’s Day. Native offers aparthotels across in Manchester, Edinburgh, Glasgow and various London locations.

Chocolate Orange & Amaretto Mousse

Chocolate Orange & Amaretto Mousse
Serves 4

320 ml good-quality coconut cream or refrigerated full-fat tinned coconut milk
3 tablespoons runny peanut or almond butter
3 tablespoons cacao powder
2–3 tablespoons maple syrup
2 tablespoons Amaretto
zest of 1 orange

To Serve
grated dark chocolate, with at least 70% cocoa solids

Add the coconut cream and all the other ingredients to a bowl.

Use an electric hand-held whisk to mix everything together until fluffy (be careful not to over blend).

To serve, spoon the mousse into each serving glass and top with grated chocolate.
Refrigerate before serving or eat immediately.

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I am Emma and with my husband Mark write Foodie Explorers, which is a food and travel website.

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We have a wide range of judging experience covering products, hotels and have judged, for example, for Great Taste Awards and Scottish Baker of the Year.

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