Keto Chocolate Mousse
A creamy, silky chocolate keto dessert that can be made quickly
For a quick chocolate fix, all you need is 3 ingredients and a couple minutes of time to whip up this thick, velvety keto chocolate mousse.
The best way to satisfy a chocolate craving on the keto diet is to make this keto chocolate mousse. It only takes a few minutes to make and uses ingredients that most people have in their refrigerator or pantry. It’s the perfect solution when you feel like something sweet like a keto dessert – just like my keto cheesecake fluff and my double chocolate cookie for one.
This is an easy way to make chocolate mousse without having to fuss with having to make a pudding or curd from eggs and you don’t have to use cream cheese. This easy keto chocolate mousse is thick, creamy and it’s a low carb dessert that you can make when you need some chocolate in your life. All you need is a few simple ingredients and a hand mixer!
How to make keto chocolate mousse
- Pour heavy cream into a large bowl.
- Mix until the heavy whipping cream begins to thicken.
- Add in cocoa powder, sweetener, vanilla and salt.
- Beat the chocolate mixture until stiff peaks form into whipped cream.
- Pipe or scoop into a bowl and enjoy!
- Heavy cream – The heavy whipping cream is the base for this keto recipe. It is what gives the velvet, mousse-like texture. Using all whipping cream instead of cream cheese allows this recipe to save on carbs too.
- Sweetener – Use a sugar free sweetener like erythritol, allulose or a monk fruit blend. It’s best to use a powdered sweetener to ensure you have a smooth, creamy mousse. Using granulated sweeteners can cause you keto mousse to be graining or gritty.
- Cocoa powder – The cocoa powder gives the chocolate flavor in this recipe. It’s best to select a cocoa powder that is 100% unsweetened and doesn’t contain any sugar. Check the nutrition labels as some do contain added carbs and sugars. Another option is to use melted keto chocolate; however, you must make sure your heavy cream is warmed to room temperature. Using cold cream will solidify your melted chocolate as it is mixed.
- Vanilla – This is an optional ingredient but adds a little bit more flavor to your low carb chocolate mousse.
- Salt – Enhances the sweetness of the mousse without having to add additional sweetener.
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Keto Chocolate Mousse Ingredients
Keto Chocolate Mousse Directions
Thicken heavy cream
Pour heavy cream into a large bowl and beat with an electric mixer until slightly thickened.
- Heavy cream
Add remaining ingredients
To the thickened cream, add powdered sweetener, cocoa powder, vanilla and salt. Continue beating until stiff peaks form.
- Powdered sweetener
- Cocoa powder
- Vanilla (optional)