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Chocolate Dream Cups

Things You'll Need
  • 1 cup HERSHEY'S SPECIAL DARK Chocolate Chips or HERSHEY'S Semi-Sweet Chocolate Chips
  • 1 teaspoon shortening(do not use butter, margarine, spread or oil)
  • CHOCOLATE FILLING or RASPBERRY FILLING (recipe follows)
How to Make
  • 1

    1. Line 6 muffin cups (2-1/2 inches in diameter) with paper bake cups.

  • 2

    2. Place chocolate chips and shortening in small microwave-safe bowl. Microwave at MEDIUM (50%) 1 minute; stir. If necessary, microwave at MEDIUM an additional 15 seconds at a time, stirring after each heating, until chips are melted and mixture is smooth when stirred.

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    3. Coat inside pleated surfaces and bottoms of bake cups thickly and evenly with melted chocolate using a soft-bristled pastry brush. Refrigerate coated cups 10 minutes or until set; recoat any thin spots with melted chocolate. (If necessary, chocolate can be reheated on MEDIUM for a few seconds.) Refrigerate cups until very firm, 2 hours or overnight. Carefully peel paper from each chocolate cup. Cover; refrigerate until ready to use.

  • 4

    4. Prepare either CHOCOLATE or RASPBERRY FILLING. Spoon or pipe into chocolate cups; refrigerate until set. Garnish as desired. 6 dessert cups.

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    CHOCOLATE FILLING 1 teaspoon unflavored gelatin 1 tablespoon cold water 2 tablespoons boiling water 1/2 cup sugar 1/4 cup HERSHEY'S Cocoa 1 cup (1/2 pint) cold whipping cream 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

  • 6

    1. Sprinkle gelatin over cold water in small bowl; let stand 1 minute to soften. Add boiling water; stir until gelatin is completely dissolved and mixture is clear. Cool slightly.

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    2. Stir together sugar and cocoa in another small bowl; add whipping cream and vanilla. Beat on medium speed, scraping bottom of bowl occasionally until stiff. Pour in gelatin mixture; beat until well blended.

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    RASPBERRY FILLING 1 package(10 oz.) frozen red raspberries, thawed 1 teaspoon unflavored gelatin 1 tablespoon cold water 2 tablespoons boiling water 1 cup (1/2 pint) cold whipping cream 1/4 cup powdered sugar 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract 3 to 4 drops red food color

  • 9

    1. Drain raspberries; press berries through sieve to remove seeds. Discard seeds.

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    2. Sprinkle gelatin over cold water in small bowl; let stand 1 minute to soften. Add boiling water; stir until gelatin is completely dissolved and mixture is clear. Cool slightly.

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    3. Beat whipping cream, sugar and vanilla in another small bowl until soft peaks form; pour in gelatin mixture and beat until stiff. Carefully fold in raspberry puree and food color; refrigerate 20 minutes.

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    WHITE DREAM CUPS: Follow procedure for CHOCOLATE DREAM CUPS using HERSHEY'S Premier White Chips in place of chocolate chips.

Chocolate Dream Cups

Chocolate Dream Cups

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  2. Review 4/4/2010 9:15:50 PM by mkeener:
    If you're a chocoholic, this is for you! The chocolate cups were much easier than I thought. I added a mint leaf to the cups and placed them on a plate drizzled with Hershey's Syrup. My Easter guests loved them!

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