Cappuccino Mousse Recipe
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Cappuccino Mousse Recipe

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Created by our Test Kitchen, this rich mousse has a hint of coffee and a pleasantly creamy texture. Make it ahead for a delightful finale.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. + chilling
MAKES:2 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. + chilling
MAKES: 2 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/2 teaspoon unflavored gelatin
  • 1/4 cup fat-free milk
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons baking cocoa
  • 1/4 teaspoon instant coffee granules
  • 1/3 cup fat-free coffee-flavored yogurt
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1/2 cup reduced-fat whipped topping

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup equals 125 calories, 2 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 1 mg cholesterol, 40 mg sodium, 22 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 3 g protein. Diabetic Exchange: 1-1/2 starch.

Directions

  1. In a small saucepan, sprinkle gelatin over milk; let stand for 1 minute. Heat over low heat, stirring until gelatin is completely dissolved. Add cocoa and coffee; stir until dissolved. Transfer to a small bowl; refrigerate until mixture begins to thicken.
  2. Beat until light and fluffy. Combine yogurt and sugar; beat into gelatin mixture. Fold in whipped topping. Divide between two dessert dishes. Refrigerate until firm. Yield: 2 servings.
Originally published as Cappuccino Mousse in Light & Tasty October 2005, p13

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup equals 125 calories, 2 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 1 mg cholesterol, 40 mg sodium, 22 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 3 g protein. Diabetic Exchange: 1-1/2 starch.

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Reviewed Feb. 4, 2012

"This is so good, takes a little more time to prepare than some of the other recipies, but well worth it. I had trouble finding the coffee-flavored yogurt, so will try some a different flavor the next time."

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Reviewed Jan. 20, 2012

"Delicious light fluffy dessert. I used vanilla yogurt. Anyone who likes cappuccino would love this."

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Reviewed Jan. 12, 2012

"This was so good that my 27 year old son even licked his dish!I wasn't able to find coffee yogurt but I did find cappuccino yogurt and used that. I would definitely make it again!"

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Reviewed Jan. 12, 2012

"If you like coffee flavored desserts, this a a nice recipe to add to your collection. I doubled the recipe and didn't use fat-free anything (personal preference). I followed the recipe otherwise. My husband and I loved it, and our picky 18 month-old didn't even spit it out! Will be making this again."

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Reviewed Jan. 12, 2012

"I thought it was great. I couldn't find coffee yogurt, so I put a little extra coffee crystals in and made it that way. I used vanilla yogurt and I didn't care for the tartness of that. But overall I thought it was very refreshing. My husband didn't care for it but I think if I tweek the recipe just a little more, he'll be fine."

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