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Milk Chocolate Mousse Shots

Milk Chocolate Mousse Shots

Milk Chocolate Mousse Shots are the perfect party pick me up shots, that are creamy, delicious and extremely good looking.

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword Milk Chocolate Mousse Shots
Prep Time 40 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Calories 485 kcal
Author Catalina Castravet


  • 10 ounces milk chocolate finely chopped
  • cups whipping cream chilled
  • 7 grams gelatin
  • 2 tablespoons of water
  • 2 tablespoons liqueur or cognac for a boozy version - optional
  • whipped cream - to garnish
  • cocoa powder - to garnish


  1. Bring a pot of water to boil, place chocolate in a heatproof bowl and melt over the pot of simmering water. When melted, remove from heat and set aside.
  2. In a small bowl, place gelatin and water, allow the gelatin to bloom, let sit for 10 minuets.
  3. In the meantime, in a sauce pan, bring ½ cup of cream to a boil.
  4. If using alcohol, place in a microwave-safe bowl, heat the liqueur until hot, about 45 seconds. Stir in the softened gelatin until dissolved. Add the gelatin mixture to the cream, stir to fully incorporate the gelatin. Remove from heat.
  5. Pour about half of the cream mixture into the chocolate and whisk quickly, add the rest of the chocolate and whisk until well combined. The mixture will be very smooth and shiny.
  6. In the bowl of a stand mixer fitted with the wire attachment, place the remaining 2 cups of cream and whisk until soft peaks form.
  7. When the chocolate mixture has cooled to room temperature, fold in the whipped cream manually using a spatula.
  8. Fill shot glasses and small jars with the mousse. Place in the fridge overnight, or for at least 6 hours.
  9. Before serving, top with whipped cream and unseated cocoa powder.
  10. Enjoy!
Nutrition Facts
Milk Chocolate Mousse Shots
Amount Per Serving
Calories 485 Calories from Fat 387
% Daily Value*
Fat 43g66%
Saturated Fat 28g175%
Cholesterol 135mg45%
Sodium 47mg2%
Potassium 211mg6%
Carbohydrates 27g9%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 24g27%
Protein 4g8%
Vitamin A 1460IU29%
Vitamin C 0.6mg1%
Calcium 76mg8%
Iron 1.3mg7%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.