Serves: 1

Skinny chocolate mousse

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Skinny chocolate mousse

Try our Check friendly skinny mousse to curb your chocolatey cravings

  • 2 medium eggs (separated)
  • 150 g fat-free natural fromage frais
  • 1 tbsp cocoa powder
  • 2 tbsp strong espresso or filter coffee
  • sweetener (to taste)
  • 2 tbsp hot water
  • 1/2 sachet powdered gelatine
  1. Put the egg yolks and fromage frais in a bowl.
  2. Sift in the cocoa powder and stir until smooth.
  3. Add the coffee and sweeten to taste with artificial sweetener.
  4. Pour the hot (not boiling) water into a separate bowl and sprinkle the gelatine over the top.
  5. Leave for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally, until the gelatine has completely dissolved, then leave to cool.
  6. In a clean, dry bowl, beat the egg whites until they stand in stiff peaks, then fold them gently into the chocolate mixture in a figure of eight movement with a metal spoon.
  7. Gently stir in the dissolved gelatine, mixing well, and then divide the mousse mixture equally between 2 ramekins or small pots.
  8. Chill in the refrigerator for 2 hours, until set.
  9. Just before serving, decorate each mousse with a spoonful of fromage frais and some cherries.