Easy Faux Chocolate Mousse

Easy Faux Chocolate Mousse

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"This is a quick recipe that tricks the eyes and the palate in to thinking it's authentic chocolate mousse made with cream and eggs."


1 h 15 m servings 319 cals
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Original recipe yields 4 servings



  • Calories:
  • 319 kcal
  • 16%
  • Fat:
  • 31.9 g
  • 49%
  • Carbs:
  • 7g
  • 2%
  • Protein:
  • 4.6 g
  • 9%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 80 mg
  • 27%
  • Sodium:
  • 34 mg
  • 1%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Mix mascarpone cheese, whipping cream, and vanilla extract in a bowl.
  2. Melt chocolate chips in the top of a double boiler over simmering water, stirring frequently and scraping down the sides with a rubber spatula to avoid scorching.
  3. Fold melted chocolate into the mascarpone cheese mixture.
  4. Refrigerate until set, 1 to 2 hours.



This is super yummy! I made with Ghirardelli 60% dark choco chips to keep it as low-carb as possible (used 40 chips). I also did not use the heavy cream. I used Rodelle gourmet vanilla. My t...

Replaced the chocolate chips with unsweetened cocoa powder to make it low carb and low sugar, and it turned out fantastic. Didn't end up needing to refrigerate it very long without the melted ch...

This was a really easy and very tasty "mousse". I used it to fill mini sugar cookie cups for a Memorial Day dessert I took to a cookout. I piped it into the cups and it held it's shape very we...

I added Hazelnut liqueur to this along with half of a dark chocolate candy bar and some cocoa. It is rather thick but still very good. I can see using this as a layer between cakes, on top of ...

This recipe is great as a filler for chocolate cupcakes. Just tube in into the center.

So good. My doctor just put me on an egg-free diet. So I was very happy to find this recipe. I used it as a mousse pie filling and topped it with freshly whipped cream. My hubby loved it too!

Outstanding! For a low-carb diet, this is a HEAVENLY treat! Thank you!

Made it last night and it was really good! My diabetic hubby really liked it!

Omg delicious and super easy. Easy to make, but not easy to stop at one serving!