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Light Chocolate Mousse

There is something so decadent and indulgent about chocolate mousse, like this light chocolate mousse recipe. It’s smooth silkiness of dangerous chocolate and cream leaves you closing your eyes and humming “aww” every time you take a heavenly bite. 
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword date night, light desserts, Valentine's Day
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Chill 2 hours
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 2 servings
Calories 199kcal
Author Jocelyn Delk Adams of Grandbaby-Cakes.com


  • 1 cup plain yogurt this does not have to be greek yogurt! I prefer to use a plain regular yogurt that is thick to avoid the tang flavor
  • 1 ounce semi-sweet baking square plus 1 tablespoon milk melted
  • 1 tablespoon cocoa powder
  • 2 tablespoons confectioner's sugar or sweetener of your choice
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract


  • Whisk together all ingredients and place in ramekins or small serving bowls.
  • Refrigerate for 2-3 hours.
  • Garnish with low fat or vegan whipped cream, berries and chocolate chips and serve.


Calories: 199kcal | Carbohydrates: 22g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 16mg | Sodium: 58mg | Potassium: 308mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 19g | Vitamin A: 120IU | Vitamin C: 0.6mg | Calcium: 157mg | Iron: 1.2mg