Chocolate Mousse Rounds
Chocolate lovers will think they're in heaven when they taste these ambrosial treats from Lisa Renshaw of Kansas City, Missouri. Creamy chocolate mousse is piped on a cocoa wafer and then topped with a pretty maraschino cherry. So cute!
Total TimePrep: 15 min. + chilling
- 3 ounces cream cheese, softened
- 1/4 cup sugar
- 3 tablespoons baking cocoa
- 2 tablespoons 2% milk
- 1/4 teaspoon almond extract
- 6 chocolate wafers
- 6 maraschino cherries
- In a small bowl, beat the cream cheese, sugar, cocoa, milk and almond extract. Place wafers flat side down on a plate; pipe or spoon chocolate mousse on top. Cover and refrigerate for at least 30 minutes. Just before serving, top each with a cherry.
Nutrition Facts1 piece: 129 calories, 6g fat (3g saturated fat), 16mg cholesterol, 79mg sodium, 18g carbohydrate (12g sugars, 1g fiber), 2g protein.
Originally published as Colossal Cocoa Cups in Cooking for 2 Spring 2007