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Easy Cocoa Mousse Recipe

"This airy, melt-in-your-mouth mousse has a light cocoa flavor that's so good," comments Donna Brooks of Jefferson, Maine. "It's simple to mix, then pop in the fridge while you're preparing the rest of your meal."
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. + chilling YIELD:6 servings


  • 1 envelope unflavored gelatin
  • 1/4 cup cold water
  • 1-1/4 cups fat-free milk
  • Artificial sweetener equivalent to 1/3 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup baking cocoa
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1-3/4 cups reduced-fat whipped topping, divided


  • 1. In a small saucepan, sprinkle gelatin over water; let stand for 5 minutes. Cook over low heat until gelatin is dissolved.
  • 2. In a blender, combine the milk, sweetener, cocoa and vanilla. Slowly add gelatin mixture. Fold in 1-1/2 cups whipped topping. Spoon into serving dishes. Cover and chill for at least 1 hour. Garnish with remaining topping. Yield: 6 servings.

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup: 81 calories, 3g fat (0 saturated fat), 1mg cholesterol, 29mg sodium, 10g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 0 fiber), 3g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 fat, 1/2 starch.

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PWH User ID: 1967660 22687
Reviewed Dec. 27, 2009

"For a light dessert, this is great! I have made it many times. It is a favorite when I want something sweet, but need to watch my calorie intake."

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