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ideas for empty chocolate cups

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I am having a party next week and bought mini chocolate cups and I would love some ideas on with what I should fill them, if it were summer I would use berries, but I don't think they're quite so good right now. Any held would be appreciated.
Thanks

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  1. - chocolate mousse
    - pastry cream
    - ice cream

    1. f
      farmersdaughter

      pastry cream (maybe garnish with candied orange peel, as orange goes well with chocolate) or vanilla pudding.

      1. Chocolate mousse if always delicious. Or, for a holiday dessert, try peppermint ice cream and drizzle a fudge sauce over. Or, fill the cups with vanilla bean ice cream and top with brandied cherries. This is making me hungry...

        1. Make this! It's basically a mixture of melted milk chocolate, Nutella, and chopped hazelnuts with one roasted whole hazelnut in each up. (The recipe also has instructions for making the cups, which you can skip.)

          Link: http://www.epicurious.com/recipes/rec...

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          1. re: Pia

            Thanks, this sounds great and I can do it in advance which is very important. I was thinking something with hazelnuts would be good, my other thought was peanut butter mousse...

          2. I love using those chocolate cups for dinner parties. I've filled them with:
            -poached bananas with cinnamon & raisens
            -vanilla ice cream with a strawberry fruit sauce & fresh berries on top (I love the combo of strawberry & chocolate)
            -a peanut brittle ice cream with caramel sauce drizzled on top