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Keto Chocolate Mousse Recipe: Quick, Easy & Low-Carb

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Today, I am quite excited to share something that has been a true savior in my ketogenic diet journey - a Keto Chocolate Mousse recipe that is so easy to make and yet so delightful. I often find myself craving a sweet treat, especially a chocolate fix. If you are on a keto diet, you know that satisfying that sweet tooth while keeping things low-carb can be a bit of a challenge. But, fear not! This keto mousse recipe is here to rescue you from those intense chocolate cravings.

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Keto Chocolate Mousse

Indulge in a luxurious yet guilt-free treat with this Keto Chocolate Mousse recipe. Crafted with simple ingredients such as monk fruit sweetener and sugar-free chocolate chips, this creamy delight is a perfect answer to your keto-friendly sweet cravings. Within just a few steps, you'll have a dessert that not only satiates your chocolate desires but also aligns beautifully with your low-carb diet goals. Whip up this easy recipe and watch how the perfect blend of rich flavors and creamy texture turns into your favorite go-to dessert. It's not just a dessert, it's an experience for your taste buds!

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04/25/2024 11:31 pm GMT

Prep Time: 7 Minutes

Cook Time: 5 Minutes

Serves: 6

Ingredients:

  • 4 large egg yolks
  • ¼ cup granulated Monkfruit (purchase at Amazon or Costco)
  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1 cup semi sweet sugar free chocolate chips
  • 1 ½ cups heavy whipping cream

Directions:

  1. Beat your 4 egg yolks in a small bowl with an electric mixer. Do not overbeat.
  2. Gradually beat in sugar.
  3. Heat 1 cup Heavy Whipping Cream over medium heat until hot.
  4. Gradually stir in egg mixture into your hot cream and cook in a saucepan on low until mixture thickens. Do not boil.
  5. Stir in 1 cup sugar free chocolate chips until melted. 
  6. Pour mixture into bowl and cover. Refrigerate until chilled. This takes around 2 hours.
  7. Beat 1 ½ cup heavy whipping cream until stiff.
  8. Fold chocolate mixture into whip cream
  9. Serve keto chocolate mousse recipe immediately!
  10. Store perfect keto chocolate mousse leftovers in refrigerator. 

Quick Tips for the Best Results:

  • Cream Choices: Apart from heavy whipping cream, coconut cream or coconut milk can also be used as a good alternative, giving a slightly different, yet delicious flavor.
  • Mixing Technique: Use a hand mixer or a stand mixer for achieving the perfect whipped cream with stiff peaks.
  • Chocolate Quality: For the best results, use good quality, sugar-free chocolate chips which are a healthier choice for those on a low carb diet.
  • Serving Suggestions: This mousse can be a great addition to your keto chocolate chip cookies or as a filling for a low-carb pie.
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FAQs about the Keto Chocolate Mousse Recipe

How many carbs are in keto chocolate mousse?

While the exact number can vary based on the exact measurements of the ingredients used, a typical serving of keto chocolate mousse would generally contain about 5-6 grams of net carbs. Always check the nutritional data on the product labels to keep track of your carb intake.

What is the lowest carb chocolate?

Dark chocolate is usually the lowest carb option available in the market. It contains fewer carbs compared to milk chocolate and white chocolate. Also, be sure to look for chocolate with a high cocoa content, as it will contain fewer carbs.

Is there a keto-friendly chocolate?

Yes, absolutely! Many brands offer keto-friendly chocolates that are low in carbs and sugar. These chocolates usually use sweeteners like erythritol or stevia, which have a low glycemic index, making them suitable for a ketogenic diet.

Can you use cream on keto?

Absolutely, cream, especially heavy cream and cream cheese, are staple ingredients in many keto recipes. They add a rich and creamy texture to dishes, and also contribute to your daily intake of healthy fats, which is essential on a keto diet.

Can you add vanilla extract for flavor?

Yes, adding a small amount of vanilla extract can give your keto chocolate mousse an extra layer of flavor, making it even more delicious. Ensure to use a good quality extract to get the best flavor.

What if your chocolate mousse is too runny?

The heavy whipping cream needs time to stiffen up. This often means you need to spend more time beating your cream.. 

What is mousse?

Mousse is a dessert that is known for its fluffiness and creaminess. 

Can I substitute the Semi Sweet chocolate chips?

Yes! You can use sugar free dark chocolate chips, white chocolate chips or milk chocolate chips. The dark chocolate will make a more bitter keto dessert and the milk chocolate chips will be sweeter. 

What kind of toppings can I put on my sugar free chocolate mousse?

You can top your Chocolate mousse with a few raspberries, sugar free chocolate shavings or whipped cream made with Monkfruit. 

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Key Takeaways: Creating the Perfect Low-Carb Sweet Treat

  • This keto mousse recipe is an easy way to satisfy your sweet tooth without deviating from your ketogenic diet.
  • Using a natural sweetener like Monkfruit, and sugar-free chocolate chips helps to keep the carbs low.
  • The recipe involves simple steps and basic ingredients that are easily accessible.
  • Tips like using good quality chocolate and achieving stiff peaks with the whipped cream can make a big difference in the final outcome.
  • The keto mousse can be enjoyed as a standalone dessert or as a complement to other low-carb desserts.

In Conclusion: keto chocolate mousse recipe

So there you have it, my dear readers. I hope this delightful keto chocolate mousse recipe brings a sweet touch to your day, without the worry of extra carbs. It's indeed a delicious recipe that's perfect for special occasions or just when you need a chocolate fix. Remember, the hardest part is waiting for it to chill in the fridge, but I promise, the wait is worth it!

Till next time, happy keto baking and here's to satisfying those chocolate cravings in the healthiest way possible!

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Yield: 6

Keto Chocolate Mousse

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Finally you can kick your sugar cravings with this healthy Keto Chocolate Mousse. I was shocked by how much I loved this easy Keto dessert. It is creamy and full of chocolate flavor. This will definitely be a go to low carb dessert again and again.

Prep Time 7 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Additional Time 2 hours
Total Time 2 hours 12 minutes

Ingredients

  • 4 large egg yolks
  • ¼ cup granulated Monkfruit
  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1 cup semi sweet sugar free chocolate chips
  • 1 ½ cups heavy whipping cream

Instructions

    1. Beat your 4 egg yolks in a small bowl with an electric mixer. Do not overbeat.
    2. Gradually beat in sugar.
    3. Heat 1 cup Heavy Whipping Cream over medium heat until hot.
    4. Gradually stir in egg mixture into your hot cream and cook in a saucepan on low until mixture thickens. Do not boil.
    5. Stir in 1 cup sugar free chocolate chips until melted.
    6. Pour mixture into bowl and cover. Refrigerate until chilled. This takes around 2 hours.
    7. Beat 1 ½ cup heavy whipping cream until stiff.
    8. Fold chocolate mixture into whip cream
    9. Serve immediately!
    10. Store leftovers in refrigerator.

Notes

Storage - Keto Chocolate mousse can be stored in a sealed container in the fridge for up to 4 days. Although ours was gone in one night.This can be stored in the freezer in a sealed container, for up to 2 months.
Reheating - Adding heat to this recipe will melt it. You can just let it do that on its own.
Make it a dip - This keto dessert recipe makes the perfect keto chocolate dip for fruits and keto graham crackers.
Freeze it - Make this keto mousse a frozen snack! Fill a silicone mold with the mixture and freeze it until solid. Enjoy!
Make it a fat bomb - If you want to make your Keto chocolate dip into a fat bomb, you can add some coconut oil or cream cheese.
Make it a candy - If you want to make a low carb chocolate flavored candy, you can freeze a small layer of melted chocolate, fill the middle with this mousse mixture, then cover the top with more melted chocolate. Let it harden and voila!
Use it like whipped cream - This tasty dessert can be used to fill things like donuts, cupcakes, or even used to top drinks like whipped cream!

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