Chocolate Mousse Pastry Cups

Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 45 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour
Servings: 12
Calories: 348 kcal
Chocolate Mousse Pastry Cups are a simple and easy dessert recipe perfect for making ahead. Ideal for dinner parties, birthday treats and Valentine's day dessert!


  • 3/4 cup heavy cream
  • 4 tablespoons powdered sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 ounces semi-sweet chocolate melted
  • 12 puff pastry cups (the small, bite size ones) bake and cool according to package directions


  1. In the bowl of a stand mixer with whisk attachment in a medium mixing bowl with electric hand mixer, beat heavy cream with powdered sugar and vanilla. Whip until stiff peaks form.
  2. Fold in melted chocolate quickly so it doesn't solidify or ruin the consistency of your whipped cream.
  3. Spoon or pipe mousse into cooled puff pastry cups.
  4. Garnish with fresh fruit, additional powdered sugar and/or mint leaves.
  5. Refrigerate until ready to serve.
Nutrition Facts
Chocolate Mousse Pastry Cups
Amount Per Serving
Calories 348 Calories from Fat 225
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 25g 38%
Saturated Fat 8g 40%
Cholesterol 20mg 7%
Sodium 123mg 5%
Potassium 66mg 2%
Total Carbohydrates 26g 9%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Sugars 4g
Protein 4g 8%
Vitamin A 4.4%
Vitamin C 0.1%
Calcium 1.7%
Iron 8.3%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.