There's always room for a little dessert! Here is a super easy dessert that looks elegant when served in small cordial glasses! And, when it's under 100 calories per glass, this becomes a guilt-free chocolate mocha flavored mousse you can't resist!
We like to call these little luscious heavens our Skinny Chocolate-Mocha Mousse.
Why? Because you can still get into your skinny jeans after you have one!
Hello people!!... How great is that?
OK. You could say, I have an obsession with making desserts that are super fast and easy, especially when entertaining for friends and family. Chocolate mousse is always a favorite. I served the mousse in these cute little cordial glasses that were the perfect size, and they were enough to satisfy one's sweet tooth.
When making the mousse it's always best to use a really good quality chocolate. It makes a huge difference in taste. And, because they're so little (and its portion control - even better!) you really want to get the most in flavor and texture.
A chocolate mousse that is just enough to satisfy one's craving, and it's low in calories. Ideally, this is a win win! Best of all, you can keep those jeans. Enjoy!
Skinny Chocolate-Mocha Mousse
- 3.5 ounces of dark bittersweet chocolate - (I used Lindt Swiss Bittersweet)
- 2 large eggs - separated
- 1 ounce shot of espresso - cooled at room temperature
- 1/2 tsp. sugar
- 4 strawberries, for garnish
In a small mixing bowl, using a handheld mixer, beat egg whites and gradually add the sugar until stiff peaks form.
Then beat in the egg yolks into the chocolate mixture. Using a spatula, gently fold in the egg white mixture into the chocolate mixture until well combined.
Gently divide the mousse into 4-ounce small ramekins or cordial glasses.
Refrigerate for at least 4 hours or overnight.
Fold in the egg whites into the chocolate mixture.
Then pour into four cordial glasses or espresso cups!
Refrigerate for a few hours or overnight is best.
Garnish with a fresh strawberry on top and serve!