Meyer lemon mousse in chocolate cups

by Kristina Sloggett

in Dessert, Gluten Free, recipes, Valentines Day, Vegan

I cannot stop making chocolate shot glasses. I’m not a big fan of white chocolate, but I am a fan of pink. I am a fan of Valentines Day.

Lemon is one of my favorite flavors for light, fresh desserts. But if I am honest, I have to say I chose lemon so I could tint it yellow, which is a vibrant contrast to pink. Exactly how I pictured it in my mind – I love when that happens.

Flavor-wise, the tart lemon of this pudding-like mousse tones down the very sweet white chocolate these shot glasses are made of – the sweet pink containers perfect for serving mousse desserts on Valentines Day.

Or on a random Monday.

Meyer lemon mousse

dairy and gluten free, vegan

1/2 (6 ounces) package silken tofu
1/3 cup cream cheese (Tofutti)
2 tablespoons confectioners sugar
1 Meyer lemon – juice and zest only
coloring, optional (I use Seelect – vegan + organic)
4 white chocolate shot glasses tinted with beet juiceΒ 

Combine all ingredients in food processor, pulse on high until blended. Taste – adjust for desired sweetness. Transfer into piping bag (or plastic baggie), refrigerate 30-45 minutes. Pipe into chocolate shot glasses and top with sugared decor.

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Happy Valentines!


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1 Heather (Where's the Beach) February 6, 2012 at 5:15 am

Yay, more cute pink cups. I love lemon so this has my name all over it!


2 spabettie February 6, 2012 at 3:13 pm

cheers – wish I could send you one!


3 Victoria (District Chocoholic) February 6, 2012 at 5:41 am

Of course the flavor sounds good, but I’m personally wowed by the beautiful flavor combination. Keep on making stuff with these pink shot glasses. I won’t complain.


4 spabettie February 6, 2012 at 3:12 pm

ha, thanks Victoria! I love the colors too. and yeah, just like my bean ball obsession, this shot glass maker has taken over my thoughts…


5 Nichole February 6, 2012 at 5:42 am

So tart and sweet:) The look of love!


6 spabettie February 6, 2012 at 3:11 pm

yep – the only way I’ll eat white chocolate – make it pink and pair it with something awesome. πŸ˜‰


7 Gina @ Running to the Kitchen February 6, 2012 at 6:11 am

These just keep getting cuter and cuter!


8 spabettie February 6, 2012 at 3:10 pm

see?! I told you I had more… πŸ˜‰


9 Lora February 6, 2012 at 6:16 am

These are fabulous. I love the color!


10 spabettie February 6, 2012 at 3:10 pm

thank you Lora! πŸ˜€


11 katie February 6, 2012 at 6:31 am

How adorable! I bet amazing too! YUM!

Happy Monday girl! <3


12 spabettie February 6, 2012 at 3:09 pm

thanks, girl. hope your Monday is rockin’ too! XO


13 Cara February 6, 2012 at 8:14 am

If I had those molds, I would be making everything I ate out them! Sloppy joes? Shot glasses form. Nutloaf? Shot glasses. Pizza? Yup, shot glasses. I am with you on the white chocolate though. Why does it taste so poorly? But if it is colored pink? Well, excuse me while I shove my mouth with some.


14 spabettie February 6, 2012 at 3:08 pm

GAAH, you and I are STILL sharing a brain –> I tried making a quinoa cups. big fail, but I am not done. I will be trying again soon.

pizza shot glasses? THIS is why I love you.


15 Amber Shea @Almost Vegan February 6, 2012 at 8:36 am

You have been coming up with THE cutest stuff lately! And I personally adore white chocolate :)


16 spabettie February 6, 2012 at 2:59 pm

thank you, Amber! πŸ˜€


17 Allie February 6, 2012 at 9:21 am

A friend has these shot glass molds and never uses them…I want to steal them so I can take them home and experiment with making your pretty drinks and desserts! TOO cute, I love the pink and yellow.


18 spabettie February 6, 2012 at 2:59 pm

DO IT. πŸ˜‰ they are SO fun. the first time you use them, it is a LITTLE difficult to get the shots out… but the silicone gets softer and the second and third times have been VERY easy to get out :)

and thanks – I love the pink and yellow too – good for Valentines.


19 Lisa B February 6, 2012 at 10:06 am

This is beautiful and sounds delicious too!


20 spabettie February 6, 2012 at 2:57 pm

thanks, Lisa B! XO


21 Averie @ Love Veggies and Yoga February 6, 2012 at 11:44 am

Cutest thing ever…and so festive! Love the colors and the food-as-artwork you created!


22 spabettie February 6, 2012 at 2:56 pm

I can’t stop with the chocolate shots. πŸ˜‰


23 Christin@purplebirdblog February 6, 2012 at 1:34 pm

These remind me of those fabulous pink and yellow cookies you sent me last year. How can you NOT smile at something so bright and cheery?! :)

Thinking of you big time still. <3


24 spabettie February 6, 2012 at 2:55 pm

aw, that’s right, I sent you Valentines! XO πŸ˜‰

thinking of you, too – hope things are improving? bug hugs!


25 spabettie February 6, 2012 at 2:55 pm

um… yeah. that would be BIG hugs.

although BUG HUGS is kinda cute.


26 Christin@purplebirdblog February 6, 2012 at 3:10 pm

Awwwe, bug hugs! <3

I talked to my dad last night and he sounds so down. It's so tough to hear him so deflated. It's actually really hitting me hard today. Ugh.


27 Kath (My Funny Little Life) February 6, 2012 at 5:24 pm

Okay, if this wasn’t your blog, I wouldn’t believe these are edible. They look so … Barbie? πŸ˜€ But they’re cute! πŸ˜€


28 Sarena (The Non-Dairy Queen) February 6, 2012 at 7:48 pm

Not only is this beautiful, but it sounds amazingly delicious! Love it!

I hope things are going well with your dad at home now. You guys are always on my mind. Keeping you in my thoughts. xoxo


29 myfudo February 7, 2012 at 2:49 am

Clean, fresh flavor, yummy tartness … only from lemons. I would love to make my kitchen smell really lemony. Thanks for sharing!


30 Natasha February 7, 2012 at 6:23 am

Yo – that pizza shot glass? hmmmm – how about doing a Tiramisu shot glass Miss SB….?
Ches? Ches? (This is how I would speak if I had a Spanish accent…) Ok- so I have to send you a note about my interviews and such…Rob is home “prepping”for an elective procedure that involves probes…I will say no more….SOOOOOOOOOOOOOO happy Papa is home!!!!!! I will brain storm and see what I can suggest for is smoothie!
Kiss kiss – and love


31 Lauren @ Oatmeal after Spinning February 8, 2012 at 11:20 am

Woo hoo- I can actually make these! The only thing I’ve filled my molds with so far is water. I didn’t know how much chocolate to use (but now I do because I looked back to your first post about it).
I didn’t actually use my ice shot glasses, just showed them off to party guests on Sunday who were impressed and suggested we buy some Jager. :)
And I’m with you on the lemon thing- I just posted a lemon dessert today (because I’m obsessed with Christin’s chickpea cookies).


32 Audrey February 9, 2012 at 10:25 am

Those are beautiful! I am a huge fan of lemon, so I might just have to try the mousse filling!


33 Valerie February 9, 2012 at 12:27 pm

Lovely presentation! They remind me of the imaginary tea parties that I held as a child. πŸ˜€


34 Regina Gardiner February 13, 2012 at 9:48 am

I made this mousse today, it is yummie!! I have it hidden in the back of the fridge as a surprise sweets for tomorrow for my sweetie (shhh!) πŸ˜€ I even got the pink decor balls!


35 Janet March 9, 2012 at 8:36 pm



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