Healthy dessert recipe: Low carb chocolate mousse

Updated at: Aug 16, 2016
Healthy dessert recipe: Low carb chocolate mousse

This weekend enjoy this low carb chocolate mousse with your family with a very simple and easy to make recipe.

Aditi Dasgupta
Healthy DietWritten by: Aditi DasguptaPublished at: Jan 15, 2013

healthy dessert recipe low carb chocolate mousse



  • 6 broken up oz unsweetened chocolate.
  • 2 Eggs.
  • 2 Tablespoons cocoa powder.
  • 1 Cup erythritol or any powdered sweetner.
  • 1 to 1½ cup worth of sugar substitute, to taste.
  • 1 Tablespoon rum, brandy.
  • 1 Teaspoon espresso powder.
  • 1 Cup heavy cream.
  • 1 Teaspoon vanilla.
  • Pinch of salt.



  • Cover the chocolate with boiling water in a large bowl.
  • Put egg yolk in smaller bowl and the white part of the egg in a bowl which is to be used as a mixer.
  • Whisk the yolks with powdered sweetener, erythritol and the salt. Whisk until it is smooth and takes a light lemon color.
  • Pour the water off the chocolate. Make sure you save half a cup aside. Add rum and whisk cocoa and the espresso powder into the chocolate, followed by the liquids. Then add egg yolk mixture to it.
  • Beat the egg white with cream of tartar until it forms soft peaks. Whisk one-third of it into chocolate mixture, and fold the rest.
  • Whip cream and vanilla with small amount of powdered sweetner in the same mixer bowl. Then fold into the chocolate mixture. Make sure its half at a time.
  • Put it in cups or bowls Sand cover it and allow it to chill for a minimum of an hour before serving it.

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