ALSO. I have a new favorite blog. It's called Sugar Hero. Lovely desserts and lovely pictures. I found this one recipe for chocolate cups filled with raspberry mousse and chocolate ganache. They were so cute I had to try it, though I skipped the ganache and went with strawberries instead:
Chocolate Cups with Strawberry Mousse
I'll just let Miss Sugar Hero explain the chocolate cups because she does it so well HERE.
Strawberry Mousse: (adapted from HERE)
1 lb ripe strawberries
1 Tbsp granulated sugar
1/4 c powdered sugar
1/2 c + 2 Tbsp heavy whipping cream
Divide your strawberries in half, saving the pretty ones for garnishing.
With the other half of the strawberries:
half goes in a small bowl. Coat them with the granulated sugar and leave them to rest in the fridge. In a blender or food processor, puree the other half with the powdered sugar. In a separate bowl beat the heavy cream until stiff peaks form. Then gently fold in the pureed strawberry mixture. Let refrigrerate for a few hours.
Dice the macerated strawberries and fill your chocolate cups (about 3/4 of the way up) with them. The using a plastic sandwich bag with a corner cut, pipe the mousse on top. Garnish with a strawberry halve.
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