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Lag BaOmer Chocolate Mousse Dessert in cups

Lag BaOmer Chocolate Mousse Dessert

Individual cups of chocolate mousse with bonfire design. The decorations are made with hard candies and rolled wafer cookies. The mousse is super simple and made with only 2 ingredients.
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Resting time 1 hr
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 10 small cups

Ingredients
  

  • 1 cup whipping cream
  • 2 cups  (8.8 oz. / 250 grams) dark chocolate

For garnish:

  • 10 red / yellow / orange hard candies
  • Pretzels sticks or rolled wafer cookies

Instructions
 

  • In a small pot, place the whipping cream and bring to a light boil on high.
  • Place the dark chocolate in a bowl.
  • Pour the whipping cream on the chocolate and let it sit for 1-2 minutes.
  • Mix the batter until it unifies and is smooth.
  • Cool the batter in the fridge for 1 hour.
  • In the bowl of a stand mixer, place the cold batter.
  • Whip to stiff peaks with the whipping attachment.
  • Transfer the mousse to a piping bag.
  • Pipe the mousse in small cups.
  • To create the flames, place a baking paper on a baking pan and set the oven to 160°C / 325°F with the fan.
  • Unwrap the candies and place them in a small sandwich bag, crush them using a rolling pin.
  • Spread the crushed hard candies on the baking pan and bake for 3-6 minutes.
  • Look in the oven and see if the candies are melted, be careful not to burn them! (I recommend keeping an eye on the candies as they melt).
  • Take the baking pan out of the oven and let the melted candies cool.
  • Break the candies into small shapes of flames.
  • Decorate each cup with "flames" and "woods".
  • Enjoy a cup and Lag BaOmer!