Gorgeous rich gooey chocolate mousse with a surprise layer of berries soaked in sweet blackcurrant liqueur. Try it with a dollop of crème fraiche

chocolate berry shotsSERVES 6



150g frozen mixed berries, defrosted

1tbsp caster sugar.

150ml cassis (blackcurrant) liqueur

200g plain chocolate (Bournville), broken into pieces

100g unsalted butter, cubed

4 eggs, separated

1 Put the berries, sugar and cassis into a pan and simmer for a few mins to soften the fruit. Take 6 large shot glasses and spoon the fruit into the base of each. Boil the cassis for a few mins until it becomes syrupy.

2 Melt the chocolate and butter into a heatproof bowl in microwave on medium for 30 second bursts, until melted. Stir to combine.

3 Whisk the egg whites until softly peaking.

4 Stir the egg yolks into the melted chocolate until smooth and glossy. 5 Gently fold in the whisked egg whites. Carefully spoon the mixture into pots and chill for at least 1 hour.