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Triple Chocolate Mousse Cups

Dark chocolate cups filled with dark chocolate mousse topped with dark chocolate flowers

Servings 8 cups

Ingredients

Chocolate Cups

  • 7 oz dark chocolate (chips or chopped)
  • 8 cupcake liners

Dark Chocolate Mousse

  • 2.5 oz dark chocolate (chips or chopped)
  • 7 oz heavy whipping cream
  • 1.5 egg whites
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar

Instructions

Make Chocolate Cups

  1. Melt chocolate in a double boiler

Using a spoon, spoona thick layer of chocolate on the bottom of a cupcake liner, and then rotate while "painting" chocolate onto sides

  1. Repeat for next 7 cupcake liners

  2. Let cool upside down on parchment paper

  3. Once the chocolate has hardened, carefully peel off liners. Keep cool until you're ready to fill with mousse.

Make Chocolate Mousse

  1. Melt chocolate in a double boiler

  2. Set chocolate aside to cool slightly

  3. Whip egg whites to soft peaks

  4. Slowly add in sugar and continue whipping until egg whites form stiff peaks

  5. Fold egg whites into chocolate

  6. Whip whipping cream until it forms soft peaks

  7. Fold whipped cream into egg white and chocolate mixture

  8. Cool for at least 1 hour

Assemble Cups

  1. Make your chocolate roses (see above for instructions)

  2. Spoon desired amount of mousse into chocolate cups

  3. Place rose(s) on top

  4. Chill before serving