Healthy Mocha Chocolate Mousse

February 15, 2011

Healthy Mocha Chocolate Mousse

Enjoy a flavour shot of coffee and chocolate when you whip up this melt-in-the-mouth mousse (plus it’s healthy!).

Serves 4


3 tsp instant espresso coffee granules

1½ tbs cocoa powder, plus 1 tsp for dusting

¾ cup (185ml) reduced-fat chocolate milk

? cup (80ml) skim sweetened condensed milk

2 tsp gelatine powder

? 2 eggs, separated

¾ cup (180ml) low-fat vanilla custard

? 12 fresh raspberries

1. Combine coffee, 1½ tablespoons of cocoa powder, chocolate milk and condensed milk in a small saucepan over medium heat. Stir for 2–3 minutes or until coffee and cocoa dissolve. ?Set aside to cool for 5 minutes.

2. Combine gelatine and 2 tablespoons of boiling water in a small heatproof jug. Stir until gelatine dissolves. Add the gelatine mixture and egg yolks to the warm milk mixture and whisk until combined.

3. Using electric beaters, beat the egg whites in a mixing bowl until soft peaks form. Whisk the custard into the chocolate mixture. Gently fold in the egg whites, in 2 batches, until just combined.

4. Divide the mixture between four ¾ cup (185ml) capacity serving glasses. Refrigerate for 4 hours or until mousse is set. Serve each mousse dusted with remaining cocoa powder and topped with fresh raspberries.

This Weight Watchers recipe is only 5 ProPoints per serve!
Filling & Healthy Foods are marked with a triangle. These foods help fill you up and keep you healthy.

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