Chocolate Mousse Truffle Cups

Author: Canadian Living

These bite-size morsels are perfect to enjoy after dinner or as a treat with coffee. Pack them in a parchment paper-lined gift box to tote along as a hostess gift.

  • Portion size 48 servings

Ingredients

  • 8 oz bittersweet chocolate chopped
  • 1 cup whipping cream
  • 1 tablespoon almond liqueur
  • 1 tablespoon 1/4 tsp/1 mL almond extract
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped unblanched almond
  • 48 slices almonds toasted

Method

Place chocolate in bowl. In small saucepan, bring cream to boil; pour over chocolate and whisk until smooth. Whisk in liqueur; stir in chopped almonds. Cover and refrigerate until cold, about 2 hours.

Using hand mixer, beat chocolate mixture until fluffy. Using piping bag fitted with large star tip, pipe chocolate mixture into small paper candy cups, filling three-quarters full. Top each with sliced almond; place on rimmed baking sheet. Refrigerate until firm, about 1 hour. (Make-ahead: Refrigerate in layers separated by waxed paper in airtight containers for up to 2 weeks.)

Nutritional facts <b>Per piece:</b> about

  • Sodium 3 mg
  • Protein 1 g
  • Calories 51.0
  • Total fat 5 g
  • Cholesterol 6 mg
  • Saturated fat 3 g
  • Total carbohydrate 2 g

%RDI

  • Iron 3.0
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 0.0
  • Sodium 0.0
  • Sugars 0.0
  • Calcium 1.0
  • Protein 0.0
  • Calories 0.0
  • Total fat 0.0
  • Vitamin A 2.0
  • Vitamin C 0.0
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
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Chocolate Mousse Truffle Cups

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