White Chocolate Mousse In Milk Chocolate Shells

How sweet! Three simple ingredients make a mousse that's served in (what else?), more chocolate!

  • prep time 30 min
  • total time 4 hr 30 min
  • ingredients 5
  • servings 8

Ingredients

Mousse

4 1/2
oz. white chocolate baking bar, cut up
1 1/2
cups whipping cream
3/4
teaspoon vanilla

Shells

1
(7-oz.) bar milk chocolate, cut up
1
tablespoon oil
  • 1 In small saucepan, combine white chocolate baking bar and whipping cream; heat over low heat, stirring constantly until baking bar is melted and smooth.
  • 2 Stir in vanilla. Pour into small bowl; cover with plastic wrap. Refrigerate 4 hours or overnight until mixture is very cold and thickened, stirring occasionally.
  • 3 Line 8 muffin cups with foil or paper baking cups. In small saucepan, combine milk chocolate and oil; heat over low heat, stirring until chocolate is melted and smooth. Remove from heat.
  • 4 With small paint brush, pastry brush or teaspoon, brush thin layer of chocolate evenly over sides and bottom of each foil cup. Place in freezer until firm, about 5 minutes. Repeat coating process of cups using remaining chocolate. Place in freezer until firm, 10 to 20 minutes.
  • 5 Carefully peel foil cups from chocolate shells; place shells in refrigerator while preparing filling. With electric mixer, beat white chocolate mixture at high speed until light and fluffy. DO NOT OVERBEAT.
  • 6 To serve, spoon 1/2 cup mousse into each chocolate shell. If desired, garnish with stemmed maraschino cherry. Store in refrigerator.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1/8 of Recipe
    Calories
    400
    (
    Calories from Fat
    280),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    31g
    31%
    (Saturated Fat
    18g,
    18%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    70mg
    70%;
    Sodium
    50mg
    50%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    25g
    25%
    (Dietary Fiber
    1g
    1%
      Sugars
    24g
    24%
    ),
    Protein
    4g
    4%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    15%;
    Vitamin C
    0%;
    Calcium
    10%;
    Iron
    2%;
    Exchanges:
    1 1/2 Starch; 6 Fat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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