Chocolate Dessert Cups

Your guests will be delighted with these edible dessert cups, which can be used to serve ice cream, pudding, fresh fruit and more. You can make them a week in advance, then refrigerate in an airtight container.


4 servings


6 ounces semi-sweet chocolate, chopped
1 teaspoon shortening


Cut out four 6-inch circles from wax paper; place on a baking sheet. In a microwave, melt chocolate and shortening; stir until smooth. Pour 2 tablespoons melted chocolate into the center of each circle; spread chocolate to within 1 in. of edge. Refrigerate for 3 to 4 minutes or until chocolate does not spread when handled.

Drape circles, wax paper side down, over inverted 6-ounce custard cups or small bowls. Shape edges if desired. Chill for 10 minutes. Carefully peel wax paper from chocolate cups.

Preparation/Total Time: 30 minutes

Nutritional Information

1 serving (1 each) equals 45 calories, 3 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 0 sodium, 4 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 1 g protein.

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