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Chocolate Shots

Chocolate Shots


Chocolate Shots


1 cup heavy whipping cream
6 ounces chopped semisweet chocolate
1/3 cup of Irish cream liqueur (recommended: Bailey's Irish Cream)
1 package edible chocolate cordial cups (18)
18 chocolate covered espresso beans
1 tablespoon fresh orange zest


  1. Bring the heavy whipping cream just to a boil in a small saucepan, remove from the heat.
  2. Whisk in the semisweet chocolate until smooth. Whisk in the liqueur.
  3. Place in a medium size bowl and refrigerate for about 45 to 50 minutes until chilled but not firm.
  4. Using an electric mixer, beat ganache until thick and semi firm. Stir in a pinch of fresh orange zest.
  5. Fit a pastry bag with a size 6 round tip and fill with ganache.
  6. Pipe ganache into chocolate cordial cups, fill almost to the top.
  7. Place a chocolate espresso bean on top of the ganache and sprinkle with a pinch of orange zest.
  8. Serve immediately or place in the refrigerator in a covered container until ready to serve.

Makes 18 shots.

lickety-split lickety-split 7 years 37 weeks
awesome! and that is a great price on those cups.
Pets Pets 7 years 37 weeks
... and no need to wash all those shot glasses afterwards!
randomname12345 randomname12345 7 years 37 weeks
That looks amazing!! It looks like the perfect make-ahead recipe for an elegant dinner party. It's the type of dessert that looks like you spent hours slaving to make...:)
beautifuleyez beautifuleyez 7 years 37 weeks
sounds tasty
Marci Marci 7 years 37 weeks
Do you have any idea how many of these I could eat? MANY! I'd be happy *and* tipsy.
Ikandy Ikandy 7 years 37 weeks
so cute