Raspberry Mousse in Chocolate Cups

Serve mousse in tasty chocolate cups and top it with raspberry - perfect for dessert.

  • prep time 25 min
  • total time 2 hr 25 min
  • ingredients 9
  • servings 8

Ingredients

1 1/2
cups semi-sweet chocolate chips
1 1/2
teaspoons shortening
1
tablespoon water
1
teaspoon unflavored gelatin
1 1/2
cups fresh raspberries
1
cup whipping cream
1/4
cup powdered sugar
Fresh raspberries, if desired
Fresh mint leaves, if desired
  • 1 In small saucepan, combine chocolate chips and shortening; cook over low heat until melted, stirring frequently.
  • 2 Line 8 muffin cups with paper baking cups. With pastry brush, coat sides and bottom of each cup thickly and evenly with chocolate. Refrigerate 10 minutes or until set.
  • 3 Brush any thin spots with additional chocolate. Cover; refrigerate at least 2 hours or until firm.
  • 4 Place water in small microwave-safe bowl; sprinkle gelatin over water. Let stand 5 minutes to soften.
  • 5 Meanwhile, place 1 1/2 cups raspberries in blender container or food processor bowl with metal blade. Cover; blend until pureed.
  • 6 Microwave gelatin on HIGH for 30 to 40 seconds or until gelatin is dissolved. Add to raspberry mixture; mix well.
  • 7 In small bowl, beat whipping cream and sugar until stiff peaks form. DO NOT OVERBEAT. Gently fold in raspberry mixture. Cover; refrigerate until serving time.
  • 8 Fifteen minutes before serving, carefully peel paper from chocolate cups. Spoon raspberry mixture into cups. Garnish with raspberries. Store in refrigerator.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    310
    (
    Calories from Fat
    190),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    21g
    21%
    (Saturated Fat
    13g,
    13%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    40mg
    40%;
    Sodium
    15mg
    15%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    28g
    28%
    (Dietary Fiber
    3g
    3%
      Sugars
    24g
    24%
    ),
    Protein
    2g
    2%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    10%;
    Vitamin C
    8%;
    Calcium
    4%;
    Iron
    6%;
    Exchanges:
    2 Fruit; 2 Other Carbohydrate; 4 Fat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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