Chocolate Cherry Mousse Recipe

Chocolate cherry mousse shots

  • serves 6
  • A little effort

Delicious, boozy, dark chocolate mouse pots are topped with an individual cherry and kirsch. These sweet treats look elaborate but are ready in just 20 minutes, perfect for handing round to guests.


Try this chocolate cherry mousse, then check out our classic chocolate mousse, chocolate mousse cake, avocado chocolate mousse and more chocolate mousse recipes.



  • 70 per cent dark chocolate 150g
  • eggs 2, separated
  • cherries 6
  • double cream 200ml
  • kirsch 1 tbsp


  • Step 1

    Beat together the egg yolks and kirsch and gently mix into the melted chocolate with the 4 tbsp of cream. Whisk the egg whites to firm peaks and fold them through the chocolate mixture.

    Spoon into 6 shot glasses and chill. Dollop some softly whipped cream on top of each mousse and push in a cherry to decorate (with stalk).

Nutritional Information

  • Kcals 347
  • Fat 30.3g
  • Saturates 15.8g
  • Carbs 12.8g
  • Fibre 1.5g
  • Protein 4.9g
  • Salt 0.09g