Chocolate mousse cupcakes
Prep time: 5 mins Cooking time: 1 hour Serves 6
150g instant chocolate mousse 2 egg whites 120g caster sugar 1 tsp lemon juice 200g fresh cherries Small roses, to garnish (optional)
1 Prepare chocolate mousse according to packet instructions. Spoon mousse into six small glass cups and chill for at least one hour.
2 Meanwhile, to prepare meringue hearts, preheat oven to 110°C and line a baking tray. Whisk egg whites until stiff. Gradually add sugar and lemon juice, whisking continuously until mixture is thick and glossy.
3 Put meringue mixture in a piping bag and pipe heart shapes on to prepared baking tray. Bake for 1 hour or until meringues are crisp and dry. Remove from oven and allow to cool.
4 Top each chocolate mousse cup with meringue hearts, cherries and roses. Serve.