Recipes: Desserts

Blueberry-Chocolate Mousse Tarts


  • 1 cup half-and-half, divided
    • 1-¼ teaspoons unflavored gelatin
    • ½ cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
    • 6 (2-½-inch) round chocolate wafers
    • 1 cup fresh blueberries


  • In a large microwaveable bowl, place 1⁄3-cup half-and-half
  • Sprinkle gelatin over and stir to mix
  • Set aside to allow gelatin to soften for 5 minutes
  • Microwave on high until bubbles appear, 30 to 60 seconds
  • Add chocolate chips and stir until smooth then stir in remaining half-and-half
  • Cover and refrigerate until the mixture starts to set, 20 to 30 minutes
  • Meanwhile, line 6 muffin cups with paper or silicone cupcake liners
  • Place a chocolate wafer in each, crush to fit
  • Set aside
  • With an electric mixer, beat the chocolate mixture until smooth and fluffy
  • Fold blueberries into mousse
  • Spoon into cupcake papers
  • Cover loosely and chill until firm, about 2 hours
  • (Recipe can easily be doubled)


  • Number of servings (yield): 6
  • Per portion: 163 calories; 10g fat; 6g saturated fat; 65mg sodium; 19g carbohydrate; 2g fiber; 3g protein