lo cal mocha chocolate mousse

★★★★★ 1 Review
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By Sasha Kamen
from Dallas, TX

I found this recipe typed on a yellowing sheet of paper tucked between the pages of a recipe book I bought at an estate sale. I love the flavors of coffee and chocolate together. A note added to the recipe states it has 119 calories per serving.

serves 6
method Stove Top

Ingredients For lo cal mocha chocolate mousse

  • 1 c
    evaporated skim milk, undiluted
  • 1/3 c
    dutch process cocoa powder
  • 2 Tbsp
    strong brewed coffee
  • 3 Tbsp
    sugar, divided
  • 2
    egg yolks
  • 1/8 tsp
    salt
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 3
    egg whites
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How To Make lo cal mocha chocolate mousse

  • 1
    In a saucepan whisk together the evaporated milk, cocoa, coffee, 2 Tblsp. sugar, egg yolks, and salt until smooth. Cook on low heat, stirring constantly, until slightly thickened. This should take about 5 minutes.
  • 2
    Remove from heat and stir in vanilla extract. Pour mixture into a bowl, cover & cool for 1 hour.
  • 3
    When chocolate mixture is cool, beat egg whites in a bowl until foamy. Add remaining 1 Tblsp. sugar and beat until soft peaks form.
  • 4
    Stir one-fourth of the whites into chocolate mixture, then gently fold in the remainder.
  • 5
    Spoon into six glasses and chill at least two hours. Top with a dollop of whipped topping and a bit of grated chocolate if desired before serving.
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