Our home economists assure that your guests will be delighted with these edible dessert cups, which can be used to serve ice cream, pudding, fresh fruit and more. You can make them a week in advance, then refrigerate in an airtight container.
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VERIFIED BY Taste of Home Test Kitchen
- 6 ounces semisweet chocolate, chopped
- 1 teaspoon shortening
- Cut out four 6-in. circles from waxed paper; place on a baking sheet. In a microwave, melt chocolate and shortening; stir until smooth. Pour 2 tablespoons melted chocolate into the center of each circle; spread chocolate to within 1 in. of edge. Refrigerate for 3-4 minutes or until chocolate does not spread when handled.
- Drape circles, waxed paper side down, over inverted 6-oz. custard cups or small bowls. Shape edges if desired. Chill for 10 minutes. Carefully peel waxed paper from chocolate cups. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Chocolate Dessert Cups in Taste of Home's Holiday & Celebrations Cookbook Annual 2003, p20