Chocolate Mousse Duo

Desserts presented in shot glasses are all the rage in restaurants. You can do the same at home with this terrific chocolate mousse recipe.

  • Prep Time 45 min
  • Total Time 1 hr 45 min
  • Servings 12

1/2
cup milk chocolate chips
4
tablespoons milk
4
tablespoons unsalted butter
1/2
cup dark chocolate chips
1 1/2
cups whipping cream
Additional milk or dark chocolate chips, if desired

  • 1 In small microwavable bawl, microwave milk chocolate chips, 2 tablespoons of the milk and 2 tablespoons of the butter uncovered on High 50 to 60 seconds, stirring until smooth. Cool to room temperature, about 20 minutes.
  • 2 In another small microwavable bawl, microwave dark chocolate chips, remaining 2 tablespoons milk and 2 tablespoons butter uncovered on High 30 to 40 seconds, stirring until smooth. Cool to room temperature, about 10 minutes.
  • 3 Meanwhile, in chilled medium bowl, beat whipping cream with electric mixer on high speed until stiff peaks form. Reserve 1/2 cup whipped cream for garnish.
  • 4 Fold 1 cup of the remaining whipped cream into the dark chocolate mixture. Fold remaining 1 cup whipped cream into the milk chocolate mixture. Divide and layer chocolate mousses evenly among 12 shot glasses. Top each with reserved whipped cream. Refrigerate at least 1 hour. Sprinkle with chocolate chips.

Expert Tips

For a romantic dessert, use liqueur glasses instead of shot glasses.

To fill the glasses neatly, place the mousses in pastry bags without a decorating tip or in resealable plastic bags with one bottom corner cut off of each. Then, pipe the mousse into the glasses.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
200
(
Calories from Fat
160),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
17g
17%
(Saturated Fat
11g,
11%
Trans Fat
1/2g
1/2%
),
Cholesterol
45mg
45%;
Sodium
20mg
20%;
Total Carbohydrate
10g
10%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
8g
8%
),
Protein
1g
1%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
8%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
4%;
Iron
4%;
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 3 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.