Easy Homemade Chocolate Mousse Recipe

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There seem to be very few people who can resist the temptation of dessert. This article introduces a chocolate mousse recipe. Read all the way to the end for tips on reducing calories.

No one hates having a sweet dessert after a meal. In particular, if you want to control calories, it is best to eat homemade desserts. In this article, I introduce a chocolate mousse recipe that you can easily make at home. Make it when you need to reward yourself sometimes.

In this article, let’s learn how to make chocolate mousse, and how to do it in detail!

Healthy Low-Calorie Recipes

If you go to a bakery, you can find delicious desserts everywhere. However, commercial desserts contain high amounts of artificial sweeteners, dyes, and unhealthy ingredients.

We need to know which foods we should eat more of and which foods we should eat less of. The traditional mousse recipe will be introduced first, followed by the low-calorie mousse recipe.

What is Mousse?

Mousse, which means foam in French, is a French dessert. Usually, egg whites or whipped cream are spread underneath.  The reason many people love mousse is that the texture is so soft and delicious. Some countries even make mousse with fish and vegetables.

The main ingredients for the mousse are sugar, egg whites, whipped cream (or just cream), chocolate, and butter. However, by changing a few ingredients, you can create a lower-calorie mousse.

So, I no longer have to put up with the craving for dessert because of the fear of gaining weight. Learn how to make chocolate mousse at home in this article! It is good to eat alone, of course, when you invite friends or family.

Homemade Chocolate Mousse Recipe

The heart of the mousse is egg white. If you don’t want eggs, you can use whipped cream instead of eggs. You can use either one or both, depending on your preference.

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The mousse is delicious to eat as it is, but you can also use it as a filling for cakes or cookies. Another advantage of the mousse recipe introduced in this article is that anyone can easily make it with just a few ingredients.

Ingredients Needed

  • 3 egg whites
  • 3 egg yolks
  • 1 cup (250 ml) water
  • 1/2 cup (60 g) sugar
  • 2 cups whipped cream (240 ml)
  • 1 Chocolate Bar (200)
  • 1 cup orange juice (just juice from half an orange) (80 ml)
  • 2 tablespoons chocolate powder (for garnish) (30 g)
  • 1 tablespoon of orange liqueur (15 ml)
  • 1 tbsp almonds (for garnish) (15 g)

How to Make

  • Put the chocolate in a small saucepan and melt it in a hot water bath.
  • Beat the egg whites in a medium-sized bowl to form a white foam (a fully automatic whisk is convenient).
  • Add egg yolk, chocolate, sugar, fruit juice, and orange liqueur and mix well again.
  • Add whipped cream to create a mousse texture.
  • Place in a small glass bowl or ice cream cup and refrigerate for at least 4 hours, until the mousse is firm.
  • After 4 hours, take it out of the refrigerator and sprinkle with chocolate powder. You can also sprinkle with almond or walnut powder.

Low-Calorie Chocolate Mousse

Everyone knows that you need to take care of your body and mind. The recipe I’m introducing now is a slightly modified version of the traditional mousse recipe. This recipe is low in calories, so you won’t regret eating it.

Ingredients Needed

  • 1 large dark chocolate (200 g)
  • 1 cup (250 ml) water
  • 3 egg yolks
  • 3 egg whites
  • 2 tablespoons stevia (30 g)
  • Mint leaves (for decoration)

How to Make

  • Melt the dark chocolate in a hot water bath. Cool slightly and set aside in a warm place.
  • Place the egg yolks in a medium-sized bowl and use a wooden spoon to beat the yolks well.
  • In another bowl, beat the egg whites like snow. Add a spoonful of stevia at a time.
  • Mix everything well and pour into molds or ice cream cups.
  • Refrigerate for at least 4 hours to harden. Garnish with nuts or mint leaves.

Eat it cold! It can also be eaten with other desserts.

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