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Chocolate mousse flowerpot

Chocolate Mousse Flowerpots

These are fun but so very delicious. Surprise the family with these little flowerpots
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 20 mins
Course Dessert
Servings 6


  • 200 gm chocolate 70% minimum
  • 200 ml cream
  • 20 gm butter
  • 2 whole egg whites separated yolks put aside
  • 2 Tablespoons caster sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract or 2 Tablespoons Cointreau optional
  • 150 gm Oreo original cookies 1 packet
  • 6 sprigs basil or an edible flower or herb


  • Put the chocolate, butter and cream and liqueur or vanilla if using into a double boiler and melt gently . Alternatively put in the microwave for 1 minute then stir till melted. Set aside
  • Meantime using a very clean bowl and whisk beat the egg whites till frothy and white then add the sugar 1 spoon at a time. Beat till tripled in volume and glossy.
  • Fold the whites into the chocolate in three batches. Divide into 6 small glasses or ceramic dishes. Chill overnight or for several hours
  • Smash up a packet of Oreo cookies in the processor or in a plastic bag with something heavy, leaving a few lumps and clumps. Sprinkle the bits onto the top of the mousses. ( setting a little aside)
  • Put the sprigs of basil or herb into each plant pot.
  • Put on a tray and sprinkle with some leftover crumbs to make it look like they have just been potted.