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Keto Chocolate Mousse Recipe

If you love chocolate, then this keto chocolate mousse recipe is sure to please. Decadent classic dessert full of chocolate flavor. A dessert that is simple to make and if you love easy recipes, this one is for you. Make this chocolate mousse with just two ingredients and very little time.

The best thing is that you can use your favorite chocolate. This is a no fuss recipe with a rich decadent chocolate flavor.

Serve this fluffy chocolate in a pretty serving dish for an individual serving. It is the perfect light finish to any meal, so you don’t have to wait for a special occasion, and it is easy enough to make for a busy weeknight dinner.

Keto Chocolate Mousse Recipe
Keto Chocolate Mousse Recipe

Keto Mousse Recipe

When you think of keto diets, this chocolate mousse is probably not the first thing that comes to mind. But this recipe is so easy and delicious, you’ll be making it all the time. With only two ingredients and a few minutes of prep time, you can have a sweet and creamy dessert that fits perfectly into your keto lifestyle and satisfies your sweet tooth too.  

We try and make a few lower carb and keto diet friendly recipes for some family members, and this is one that we all enjoy. This is also low carb diet friendly so you will want to add this recipe card to your recipe box. It’s just perfect to tame that chocolate craving.

There is no added sugar and no need for a natural sweetener. Just two ingredients.

Finding the Perfect Recipe

I tried a few chocolate mousse recipes before this one. They all called for eggs, butter, chocolate, sugar, and cream. The eggs are not cooked as they are whipped into a foam to create the light and airy texture. I like to use pasteurized eggs when using raw eggs in recipes. However, these recipes are fine, but for me, they are a bit more work than I sometimes want to do.

Therefore, I love that I can achieve a luscious chocolaty mousse with just two simple ingredients. The hardest part about making this decadent dessert is letting the mixture chill.

The best part about making this recipe is the first time I served it to my family, they raved about it.

Decadent Dessert

What are the Two Ingredients for this Easy Chocolate Mousse?

Heavy Whipping Cream. Part of the cream is used to melt the chocolate. Whip what is left to create the fluffy mousse magic and leave a bit more for a topping.  

Chocolate. You can use the chocolate that you prefer, semi-sweet, milk chocolate, or dark chocolate. Here melting chocolate chips works just fine too.

A bite more on the chocolate taste. While all types of chocolate can be used for this dessert, if you like a bit more intense chocolate flavor, ten look for a chocolate that has 70% cocoa. A bittersweet chocolate will provide a deep chocolate taste. Milk chocolate will have a bit creamier and sweeter taste.

Keto Chocolate Mousse Recipe
Keto Chocolate Mousse Recipe

How to Make Keto Chocolate Mousse Recipe

In just a few steps and 10 minutes, you will have a restaurant style chocolate mousse.

In a small bowl add ½ cup of the heavy cream and heat in the microwave for 1 minute.

Add the chocolate to the cream and let it set 1-2 minutes. The warm cream will melt the chocolate. Stir until the chocolate has incorporated with the cream and the chocolate has all melted. Set this aside to cool.

In a separate bowl, add the remaining 1 cup of heavy cream. Using a handheld electric mixer or a stand mixer on medium speed, beat the cream until Stiff peaks form. Save a bit for topping if you wish.

Fold in the whipped cream into the chocolate mixture.

Divide the chocolate mousse mixture between your serving containers. Chill for an hour.

Garnish with the reserved whipping cream or whipped topping, chocolate shavings, and fresh fruit if desired.

Two Ingredient Recipe Serving Ideas

How to Serve Two Ingredient Chocolate Mousse

This recipe is just enough to fill four ramekins. Once everything is whipped and mixed together, just divide into your containers. Use containers that you have for a fun serving idea such as wine glasses, low ball glasses, coffee cups, little sauce bowls, anything goes here. Look around and see what you have stashed in your cupboard. It’s time to get your little containers out and show case them with this pretty dessert.

Dress it up with whipping cream, fresh fruit, a dusting of cocoa powder, or a few pieces of shaved chocolate.

If you want to be extra fancy, add the mousse to a piping bag and pipe the mixture in swirls in a pretty glass. Its just the perfect dessert for special occasions.

If you are not going for fancy, just place in an airtight container and place in the refrigerator.

Make Ahead No Bake Dessert Recipe

This fluffy chocolate mousse holds up well for a few days. I have successfully made this dessert two days in advance and served it at a party. It is a great recipe to make ahead. Just make sure that the mousse is not over the rim of the container. That way, you can cover with plastic wrap and place in the refrigerator. When ready to serve this sweet treat, just remove the plastic wrap and add your garnishes. It’s that simple.

Make Ahead No Bake Dessert

New Favorite Keto Dessert Recipe

Whether you are looking for easy keto dessert recipes, or that perfect finish to a delicious meal with family and friends, or your next dinner party, I urge you to give this recipe a try. This might just become your new favorite sweet course. Or just that perfect quick pick me up to satisfy your sweet craving.

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Keto Chocolate Mousse Recipe

If you love chocolate, then this keto chocolate mousse recipe is sure to please. Decadent classic dessert full of chocolate flavor. A dessert that is simple to make and if you love easy recipes, this one is for you. Make this chocolate mousse with just two ingredients and very little time.
Prep Time10 mins
Chilling1 hr
Total Time1 hr 10 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: easy recipe, holiday dessert, restaurant recipe, summer dessert, Valentine’s Dessert
Servings: 4 Servings
Calories: 568kcal

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Ingredients

  • Cups Heavy Cream divided
  • 1 Cup Chocolate Chips semi-sweet semi-sweet, milk chocolate, or dark chocolate chips it all works

Instructions

  • In just a few steps and 10 minutes, you will have a restaurant style chocolate mousse.
  • In a small bowl add ½ cup of the heavy cream and heat in the microwave for 1 minute.
  • Add the chocolate to the cream and let it set 1-2 minutes. The warm cream will melt the chocolate. Stir until the chocolate has incorporated with the cream and the chocolate has all melted. Set this aside to cool.
  • In a separate bowl, add the remaining 1 cup of heavy cream. Using a handheld electric mixer or a stand mixer on medium speed, beat the cream until Stiff peaks form. Save a bit for topping if you wish.
  • Fold in the whipped cream into the chocolate mixture.
  • Divide the chocolate mousse mixture between your serving containers. Chill for an hour.
  • Garnish with the reserved whipping cream or whipped topping, chocolate shavings, and fresh fruit if desired.

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Make Ahead No Bake Dessert Recipe

This fluffy chocolate mousse holds up well for a few days. I have successfully made this dessert two days in advance and served it at a party. It is a great recipe to make ahead. Just make sure that the mousse is not over the rim of the container. That way, you can cover with plastic wrap and place in the refrigerator. When ready to serve this sweet treat, just remove the plastic wrap and add your garnishes. It’s that simple.

Nutrition

Calories: 568kcal | Carbohydrates: 26g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 50g | Saturated Fat: 30g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 15g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 125mg | Sodium: 38mg | Potassium: 322mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 17g | Vitamin A: 1334IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 86mg | Iron: 3mg

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