Chocolate Pots with Crushed Caramel Peanut Popcorn

Chocolate PotsRecipe courtesy of the Dairy Kitchen.

Serves 4

 

  • Preparation Time: 15 minutes
  • Cooking Time: 5 minutes

 

Ingredients

  • 30g butter
  • 1-1/2 tablespoons caster sugar
  • 3 teaspoons honey
  • 1 cup cooked natural popcorn
  • 1/4 cup roughly chopped roasted peanuts
  • 400g chocolate mousse

 

Method

  1. Bring butter, sugar and honey to the boil in a heavy-based saucepan, stirring until the sugar has dissolved. Cook until mixture is golden in colour.
  2. Remove from heat and stir in the popcorn and peanuts. Spread onto a baking-paper lined tray and allow to set at room temperature. Roughly chop.
  3. Sprinkle half the popcorn into individual glasses or dishes and then top with mousse and remaining popcorn.

 

Chocolate mousse

If you'd like to make your own mousse, try the recipe below from the Dairy Kitchen.

 

Ingredients

  • 100g cooking chocolate
  • 4 eggs, separated
  • 300g Australian mascarpone cheese
  • 2 tablespoons Kahlua (optional)
  • Australian cream, whipped, for serving.

 

Method

  1. Melt chocolate over simmering water or in microwave oven.
  2. Beat egg yolks with cheese and Kahlua until smooth. Then add chocolate and mix thoroughly.
  3. Whip egg whites until soft peaks form. Fold into cheese mixture.
  4. Spoon into serving dishes and refrigerate until set. Serve with whipped cream.

 

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