Chocolate Mousse

This recipe serves 4, 2 Bites per serving

Preparation Time:

15 mins

Skill Level:






  • 90g Dark Chocolate
  • 1 tbsp Low cal hot chocolate
  • 1/2 tsp Coffee granulels
  • 1/2 tsp Vanilla extract
  • 2 Egg whites
  • 2 tsp Caster sugar
  • 50g Low fat natural yogurt
  • Fruit, to decorate


Fill a pot 1/4 of the way up with water and heat over medium heat til at a simmer.

Chop the chocolate very finely and put it into a large bowl that will fit over the pot.

In a bowl, mix the hot chocolate, coffee and vanilla with 2 tbsp cold water, and pour over the chocolate and stir.

Place the bowl over the gently simmering water and stir until the chocolate has melted.

Add in 2 tbsp of boiling water and stir until the chocolate is smooth and light.

Remove from over the pot and leave to cool.

Whisk the egg whites to fairly soft peaks, then whisk in the sugar until thick and glossy.

Beat the yogurt into the cooled chocolate.

Stir about one-third of the egg whites into the chocolate mix using a large spoon, then very gently stir in the rest of the whites until they are evenly mixed in. (Be careful not to over-mix or you will lose the volume of the mousse.)

Spoon into 4 small cups or and place in the fridge for 4-8 hours.

When serving top with a few of your favourite fruits, then dust with a little low cal hot chocolate powder.


Thanks to our Leader Cathriona Nash for this delish reipce