Low Calorie Chocolate Mousse Recipe


Preparation Time30 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexAverageServings6
Main IngredientInterest Group


 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


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.