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Vegan chocolate & gingerbread mousse pine cones!
I made these pine cones as dessert for Christmas. The mousse uses chickpea juice to keep it vegan, combined with vegan dark chocolate, dried fruit and gingerbread for all the flavours of the festive season.

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  • How to make a mousse. Gingerbread & Chocolate Pine Cones - Step 1
    Step 1

    Break the dark chocolate into a microwave safe bowl and melt and allow to cool to room temperature.

  • How to make a mousse. Gingerbread & Chocolate Pine Cones - Step 2
    Step 2

    Pour the water from a can of chickpeas into your mixer and add 1 tsp of lemon juice. Whisk until light and fluffy - similar to the consistency of a meringue.

  • How to make a mousse. Gingerbread & Chocolate Pine Cones - Step 3
    Step 3

    Whisk in the light brown sugar.

  • How to make a mousse. Gingerbread & Chocolate Pine Cones - Step 4
    Step 4

    Fold in the melted chocolate.

  • How to make a mousse. Gingerbread & Chocolate Pine Cones - Step 5
    Step 5

    Place the gingerbread into a bowl and crush into a fine crumb.

  • How to make a mousse. Gingerbread & Chocolate Pine Cones - Step 6
    Step 6

    Mix in the chocolate mousse.

  • How to make a mousse. Gingerbread & Chocolate Pine Cones - Step 7
    Step 7

    Mix in the ginger and cinnamon.

  • How to make a mousse. Gingerbread & Chocolate Pine Cones - Step 8
    Step 8

    Add the brandy.

  • How to make a mousse. Gingerbread & Chocolate Pine Cones - Step 9
    Step 9

    Finally, stir in the dried fruit.

  • How to make a mousse. Gingerbread & Chocolate Pine Cones - Step 10
    Step 10

    Roll the mixture into 8 cone shaped balls and place on a tray.

  • How to make a mousse. Gingerbread & Chocolate Pine Cones - Step 11
    Step 11

    Decorate each ball with sliced almonds to resemble pine cones.

  • How to make a mousse. Gingerbread & Chocolate Pine Cones - Step 12
    Step 12

    Place in the fridge to set and dust with icing sugar to serve for a magical snowy look.

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