This Keto Chocolate Mousse is unbelievably rich and decadent — and it fits right in to a keto diet or low carb lifestyle!
Keto Chocolate Mousse
When I was pregnant, I used to treat myself to a little something sweet every night after the kids went to bed. But when you’re trying to lose all that baby weight, things have to change a bit!
A while back, a friend at church introduced me to keto. With the keto diet, she’d lost all her baby weight in just a few months! (Super impressive because it was her sixth kiddo!)
My gorgeous friend told me all about how she at bacon, cheese, bulletproof coffee, and even desserts and never felt hungry.
Eat dessert and still lose weight? Tell me more!!
I did a little research and saw that keto was a lot like the Atkins and South Beach Diet (both of which I’d done successfully in my college years).
Since I was pregnant at the time, I put keto on the back burner. Though my husband and I started experimenting with recipes, like these ahh-mazing Keto No Bake Cookies and Buffalo Keto Cauliflower Tots.
When our baby turned six months old, I felt like it was safe to try the keto thing – and it definitely works! Though I was still craving the chocolate ice cream and frozen treats I ate while pregnant.
My sweet husband (the chef in the family) put on his thinking cap and created a keto-friendly chocolate mousse that is better than I could have ever imagined.
This stuff is heavenly!!
You guys, keto is a breeze when you make food like this!
I mean, just take a look at how rich and creamy this keto chocolate mousse is!
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Keto Chocolate Mousse Ingredients
There is a printable copy of our keto chocolate mousse recipe at the end of the post, with full ingredient list and amounts.
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- Coconut milk (unsweetened)
- Unsweetened cocoa powder (we love Cocoa Metro)
- Lily’s stevia sweetened dark chocolate (these are yummy to eat on their own too!)
- Swerve (granulated erythritol) or monk fruit sweetener*
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Kitchen Supplies Used
- High powered blender (we got our Vitamix for about half price by purchasing certified refurbished!)
Keto Chocolate Mousse Recipe
A free printable copy of the full keto chocolate mousse recipe and ingredient list is available at the bottom of the post, as well as a video demo.
Keep reading for photo step-by-step instructions and prep tips or click here to jump to printable recipe and video tutorial.
While you heat up your coconut milk, you can use that time to prep the rest of the keto mousse ingredients. Chopping the chocolate into chunks helps it melt faster.
We blend everything up before we add the hot coconut milk. Once you add the milk, it will cook the eggs, so they’ll be safe to eat.
Pour into your parfait cups and sprinkle with the little bit of chopped chocolate bar you had set aside. Chill in the fridge to set (about 2 hours).
However, if you have time to make this keto mousse the day before you plan to eat it, it tastes even better the next day!
Related: Try our Keto Mint Chocolate Pudding too! It’s just as rich and creamy, but tastes like a thin mint! Yum!!
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This Keto Chocolate Mousse is unbelievably rich and decadent — and it fits right in to a keto diet or low carb lifestyle! Click for video recipe tutorial!
- 1 can coconut milk 13 ounces
- 1 bar stevia sweetened dark chocolate (about 85 grams)
- 2 Tablespoon unsweetened cocoa powder
- 1 Tablespoon erythritol
- 4 egg yolks
Bring coconut milk to a boil in a saucepan.
Chop up chocolate into small chunks - set aside about 1 Tablespoon of chopped chocolate.
Add chocolate and dry ingredients to blender and pulse for 30 seconds.
Add egg yolks and blend until creamy (another 30 seconds).
Slowly add hot coconut milk, as you blend, until it is fully incorporated and smooth.
- Pour into parfait cups and sprinkle the tops with the remaining crushed chocolate.
Refrigerate for 2 hours or until set.
Note: Nutrition information is a rough estimate only; actual values will vary based on the exact ingredients used and amount of recipe prepared.
Net Carbs about 6g per serving
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Last updated on July 29th, 2019 at 10:57 am