Choc shots with mint crisp crumble

Perfect mid-week indulgence material!
chocolate mint pots

Recipe from: 29 March 2012
Preparation time: 15 min
Cooking time: 00:00


  • 100
    Lindt mint intense dark chocolate or Cadbury’s Bournville (dark) broken into blocks
  • 125
  • 1
    egg yolk
  • 2
    Peppermint Crisp bars- blitzed in the food processor until crumbly


Place the chocolate and cream in a small saucepan. Heat gently until all the chocolate is melted.

Remove from the heat and whisk in the egg yolk until well combined and velvety. Make sure the chocolate isn't too hot otherwise it will curdle the egg.

Pour into shot glasses and pop in the fridge. Allow to set for at least 45 minutes.

Top with Peppermint Crisp crumble.

Notes:  These can be frozen and make a lush ice cream.
           Can keep in the fridge for up to 5 days.
           Try different combinations: white chocolate, chilli chocolate, plain dark choc topped with shortbread and lavender crumble

Reprinted with permission of Bits of Carey. To visit Bits of Carey's blog, click here.


Read more on: dessert  |  festive 2014  |  chocolate


Spicy mushroom nachos

2015-11-26 10:35 publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

Comment on this story
Comments have been closed for this article.

Tip of the day

White pepper
Use white pepper when making pale, creamy sauces or clear stock because it won't discolour the sauce.

Find a recipe


Inside Food24


Instagram: #Food24_sa


Millions of plastic particles in our food!

Scientists and researchers believe that almost five million tons of plastic is dumped in the oceans every year and it’s affecting our food.



Have a merry green Christmas
Prince Albert and Princess Charlene lead World Climate March in Monaco
Plastic on your plate
Prince George the green prince?


50 outdoor eating spots in Joburg

Beautiful places to dine out in Joburg where you aren't gazing into a parking lot.


Find a restaurant

There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.