Hairy Bikers chilli and chocolate mousse pie with chilli praline shards recipe on Route 66

Si and Dave served up a delicious chocolate and chilli mousse pie with salt caramel and chilli praline shards on the Hairy Bikers: Route 66.

The ingredients for the biscuit base: 250g dark chocolate biscuits, such as Oreos, broken into quarters and 50g butter, melted.

For the salted caramel filling: 150g butter, 175g soft light brown sugar and ½ tsp sea salt.

For the chocolate mousse: 200g dark chocolate, broken into small pieces, 2 dried red chillies, soaked in boiling water and thinly sliced, water reserved, 450ml double or whipping cream and 50g cocoa nibs.

For the chilli praline: 150g golden caster sugar, 1–2 tbsp water from soaked chillies (see above) and 75g macadamia nuts, chopped.

For the topping: 200ml double cream, 1 tbsp icing sugar, 1 lime, finely pared zest only and sprinkle Mexican chilli powder.


See recipes by Si and Dave in their book titled: The Hairy Bikers’ British Classics: Over 100 recipes celebrating timeless cooking and the nation’s favourite dishes available at Amazon now.

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