Chocolate Cheesecake Mousse Cups with Berry Compote
A semi-sweet, heart-shaped chocolate bowl filled with a creamy vanilla bean cheesecake mousse topped with a sweet berry compote. An easy-to-make, impressive dessert to share with the ones you love this Valentine’s Day.
In this post I will show you how to make seven chocolate bowls using 3 different techniques – balloons, ice and lined containers. You will need to use chocolate melts or tempered chocolate to make these, if you are not sure how to temper chocolate it is explained here. If you use melts that contain vegetable fat, not cocoa butter so they do not need to be tempered. Let’s start with making four different chocolate
A tip to avoid a chocolate mess when making the chocolate bowls from balloons: (a pin elsewhere on the Chocoholics board) wait until the chocolate cools a little so it doesn't heat the air in the balloon, causing it to expand and pop!
What to do with your Epicure Belgian Chocolate.... here's something I came across on a friends Facebook Page "Awesome Inventions"... I've made the "chocolate bowls with balloons" but this looks a bit "user friendly" lol
Melt down chocolates to create shells for serving berries or ice cream. Inflate balloons and clip them with a binder clip. Dunk balloons into slightly cooled, melted chocolate. Wait about a minute and then dunk again. Place chocolate dipped balloons on a parchment lined baking sheet and refrigerate until set. Remove balloons from shells