Low-calorie chocolate mousse recipe

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  • Low-fat
serves: 6
Skill: medium
Prep: 45 min
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  • Just because you’re on a diet you don’t have to miss out on delicious desserts like this sweet, low-calorie chocolate mousse


    • 160ml skimmed milk
    • 60g skimmed milk powder
    • 60g cocoa powder
    • 13g granular sweetener
    • 4tsp concentrated chocolate essence
    • 1/2tsp vanilla essence
    • 11g gelatine
    • 90ml water
    • 2 egg whites
    • Pinch of cream of tartar


    • Whisk the skimmed milk powder in to the cold milk.

    • Warm the milk mix but don’t let it boil, whisk in the cocoa powder and allow to cool slightly.

    • Mix in the sweetener, vanilla and chocolate essence and put to one side.

    • Make up the gelatine according to pack instructions and stir in to the chocolate and milk mixture. Leave in a cool place until the mixture thickens but do not let it set.

    • Pour the egg whites and a pinch of cream of tartar into a large bowl and whisk until firm. Fold into the chocolate mixture a spoonful at a time.

    • Leave to set in the fridge before serving.

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