Serves 4 | 4 hr | Advanced


For each chocolate cup
3 oz chocolate
2 ½ oz cocoa butter

For the ice cream
3 oz dark chocolate
3 oz sugar
1 oz cocoa
1 cup espresso coffee
1⁄4 glass coffee liqueur
1⁄4 glass Grappa

For the mousse
6 egg yolks
5 ½ sugar
1 cup espresso coffee
3 oz dark chocolate
2/10 cup chocolate liqueur
4/10 cup whipping cream



Chocolate cups
Melt the chocolate with the cocoa butter and then shape into 4 tea cups with saucers.

Ice cream
Melt the chocolate and add sugar, cocoa, coffee, liqueur, and Grappa. Churn in an ice-cream maker.

1. Beat the yolks with 1 ½ oz of sugar and the coffee.
2. Melt the remaining 4 oz of sugar with a little water until it makes strands.
3. Add the yolks, mixing vigorously, then add the melted chocolate and the liqueur.
4. Let it cool down and then add the cream, whipped.

To assemble
Put the ice cream in the cups and spray each one with more Grappa. Top with the mousse.