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Chocolate Mousse

Photo: Lee Harrelson; Styling: Mindi Shapiro
Yield 6 servings (serving size: 1/2 cup)
Sift some unsweetened cocoa over the top of each mousse in this creamy and decadent low-sugar dessert.

Ingredients

  • 1 envelope unflavored gelatin
  • 1 cup cold water
  • 2 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa
  • 6 tablespoons sugar-free chocolate syrup
  • 2 3/4 cups frozen reduced-calorie whipped topping, thawed and divided

Nutrition Information

  • calories 91
  • caloriesfromfat 0.0 %
  • fat 3.9 g
  • satfat 3.8 g
  • monofat 0.0 g
  • polyfat 0.0 g
  • protein 1.9 g
  • carbohydrate 11.3 g
  • fiber 1.1 g
  • cholesterol 0.0 mg
  • iron 1 mg
  • sodium 13 mg
  • calcium 3 mg

How to Make It

  1. Sprinkle gelatin over cold water in a small saucepan; let stand 1 minute. Cook over low heat, stirring constantly, about 3 minutes or until gelatin dissolves. Remove from heat; cool.

  2. Add cocoa and chocolate syrup to gelatin mixture, stirring with a whisk until smooth. Fold in 2 cups whipped topping. Spoon evenly into 6 individual dessert dishes. Cover and chill 2 hours or until firm.

  3. Spoon into individual dessert bowls. Top each serving with 2 tablespoons whipped topping.

  4. carbo rating: 10

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