St Patrick’s Day Guinness and Chocolate Recipes

GUINNESS Chocolate Mousse

St Patrick’s Day is a day, it seems, to wear green, drink, be jovial and celebrate all things Irish. However if like me you are not too keen on the classic Guinness stout, don’t despair, we have a fabulous way to join in the celebrations and make it more palatable - with chocolate of course.

Here are a couple of recipes,  created by the chef of the Guinness Storehouse, to help you get in the St Paddy’s Day spirits in culinary style.

Guinness Chocolate Mousse

Ingredients

Serves 6
10 egg yolks
10 egg whites, whisked
350g dark chocolate
1/4lb butter
100g caster sugar
100ml GUINNESS® draught

Method

1. Melt the dark chocolate and butter in a bain-marie and add in the GUINNESS® draught.
2. Beat the egg yolks and caster sugar until light and fluffy.
3. Mix in the melted chocolate mixture in with egg yolks and slowly fold in the whisked egg
whites until everything is smooth.
4. Transfer the mousse to serving glasses and chill.

Guinness Chocolate Truffles

Guinness Chocolate Truffles

Makes 25 Truffles

Ingredients

1 kg dark chocolate in small chunks
400ml cream
100ml GUINNESS®
Zest of 1 Orange
Cocoa or coconut powder

Method

Add the cream and GUINNESS® to a saucepan and bring to the boil.
Add the chocolate and grated orange zest.
Mix together until the chocolate is fully melted.
Leave the chocolate mix until it is cool to the touch, but not set.
Take generous tea spoons of the mixture and roll in your hands to form small round truffles,
dust in cocoa powder or coconut powder.
6. Set in the fridge for 2 – 3 hours.

Serve with fresh raspberries or other seasonal berries.

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