Can this be for realsies? Only 5.8g carbs per serving for a lovely low carb chocolate mousse dessert! I used 85% Lindt® chocolate (only the best for Funnyman) to make this airy, creamy mousse. Very dark chocolate can quite bitter, but its the best option when baking. I added a little Swerve® (my favourite brand of confectioner’s Erythritol) which adds just the right amount of sweetness. What a treat! (NOTE: If you choose to use completely unsweetened chocolate buttons (as opposed to 85% Lindt), you will need to increase the amount of sweetener.)
A dreamy, airy chocolate mousse that comes in at only 5.8g carbs per serving. The recipe makes 4 servings, which is great to enjoy on a special night in - and still have dessert sorted for the next day...
Break the chocolate into smaller pieces and place into a non-stick pan. Add the butter and the almond milk.
Keep on a VERY low heat until the chocolate has melted. Whisk well, the mixture should look glossy. Remove the pan from the heat and set aside to cool slightly while you whip the cream. (If the chocolate looks grainy, add a tablespoon of boiling hot water and whisk again – it should look like the picture below)
In the meantime, place the cream into a clean bowl and whip to fairly stiff peaks. Add the Swerve and whip well to combine.
Pour the melted (slightly cooled) chocolate into the cream.
Very gently, fold the mixtures together. Do this by making large, circular motions with your silicon spatula.
It should look like this:
Once combined, pour into 4 serving glasses or ramekins. (I used martini glasses because I am a wee-bit pretentious). Place in the fridge to set for at least 3-4 hours.
Just before serving, dust over a little Swerve confectioners sugar using a tea strainer. You could also top with a pretty mint leaf or add some raspberries (garnishes not included in the macros).
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Macro Details per serving
Nutritional Information per serving
Calories 392Kcal / 1640kJ
Fat 39g of which saturates 24g Carbohydrates 5.8g (for my US readers, these are what you refer to as net carbs. See below*) of which sugars 3.5g
*Note for US readers: The recipes on this site show the carbohydrates which should be counted on keto (in this case: it's 5.8g). Here in the UK, our nutritional breakdown information displays a carbohydrate count that has already had the dietary fibre subtracted (and displayed separately) - and it’s indicated this way throughout the site. In short, you need not subtract anything further.
Milk Nuts, Soy and Sesame can be found in Lindt
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