Low Calorie Chocolate Mousse Recipe

Summary

Preparation Time30 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexAverageServings6
CuisineCourse
Main IngredientInterest Group

Ingredients

 Unflavored gelatin1 Teaspoon
 Water2 Cup (32 tbs)
 Unsweetened chocolate square1 Ounce (1 Square)
 Salt1⁄4 Teaspoon
 Vanilla extract1 Teaspoon
 Grated orange rind1 Teaspoon
 Low calorie liquid sweetener To Taste
 Ice water3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
 Cream of tartar1⁄8 Teaspoon
 Non fat dry milk powder2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 122 Calories from Fat 21

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 2 g3.8%

Saturated Fat 1.5 g7.6%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 6.1 mg2%

Sodium 216.9 mg9%

Total Carbohydrates 15 g5%

Dietary Fiber 0.87 g3.5%

Sugars 12.4 g

Protein 11 g21%

Vitamin A 0.1% Vitamin C 3.9%

Calcium 31.3% Iron 4.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

Soften gelatin in 2 tablespoons water.
Melt chocolate with 1/4 cup water in top part of double boiler over hot water.
Stir until smooth; remove from heat.
Stir in gelatin until dissolved; add salt, vanilla, and orange rind; add sweetener according to directions on bottle.
Chill until mixture begins to thicken, stirring occasionally.
Pour ice water into small mixing bowl; add cream of tartar and nonfat dry milk.
With electric beater, beat for 5 minutes at high speed, until stiff peaks form.
Add chocolate mixture, beating at low speed.
Pour into 1-quart serving dish, refrigerator tray, or individual dishes; freeze until firm.
Makes 4 to 6 servings.
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