White Chocolate Mousse no eggs, no butter!

I love chocolate mousse.

It’s one of those classic desserts that is perfect for any occasion.

You just can’t go wrong with it.

And as much as I love Julia Child and her chocolate mousse, I have to stay away from it if I want to fit into my bikini….

I mean all the eggs and butter?

Yikes! I think I’m gaining 5lbs just thinking about it.

But it is absolutely delicious…sigh..

Well this little version will satisfy your cravings completely!

It’s super rich, sweet, creamy, easy to make and takes no time! :)

You will not miss the eggs and butter, I promise :)

White Chocolate Mousse

Serves: 6

Ingredients:

  • 1 1/2 cup skim milk, divided use
  • 1/2 cup white chocolate chips
  • 1 package Hershey’s White Chocolate Instant Pudding
  • 2 cups lite cool whip, thawed, divided use

Directions:

  1. In a large microwave safe bowl, heat 1 cup milk on HIGH for 2 mins.
  2. Add the chocolate chips and stir until melted.
  3. Add the remaining 1/2 cup of milk and white chocolate pudding and beat with a hand mixer for 2 mins or until thickened.
  4. Refrigerate for 20 mins.
  5. Remove from the fridge and add 1 1/2 cup cool whip. Beat to combine.
  6. Distribute among 6 wine or dessert glasses and refrigerate until ready to serve.
  7. Serve with remaining cool whip on top.

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Coffee Flavored Chocolate Mousse

I absolutely adore chocolate mousse.

Like every time I go to a fancy French restaurant I have to order it.

And devour it in less than 10 seconds.

But do you realize how ridiculously easy it is to make at home?

Extremely easy, I tell you!

And you don’t need any fancy ingredients either.

Just some chocolate chips, eggs, vanilla extract, sugar and in this case some instant coffee.

That’s it!

And it takes less than 10mins of prep time :)

Make it and your family will love you more for it.

Make it for your boyfriend and he might just propose! *

*can’t make any promises though! ;)

Alright so my laziness continues.

I’m still avoiding the gym and have been eating really naughty.

So starting tomorrow I will try to make some better choices and maybe even *gasp* workout!

I have no idea why I’ve been so unmotivated lately, but this needs to change now before I need to go shopping for bigger clothes.

I also got some cardio yoga by the gaiam series (Thanks !) that I’ve only done once so far and totally kicked my butt.

Hey, I thought yoga was supposed to be relaxing?

Not so much when you are falling over every two seconds and are praying to God that the next pose they’ll call is child’s pose so you can finally catch your breath lol!

But the next day I was soo sore! Like I could barely sit down and couldn’t laugh for 2 days. It felt ahhmazing! So I definitely need to do more of it :)

And hopefully my balance will get better with practice…

But for now I’ll just have some more chocolate mousse please!

I finally created a facebook page so please like it and I’ll love you forever :)

Coffee Flavored Chocolate Mousse

Serves: 2

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 3 eggs, separated
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 tsp instant coffee
  • 1/2 tsp sugar

Directions: Heat the chocolate chips in the microwave until melted. One by one stir in the egg yolks, incorporating well after each addition.

In a small bowl whisk together the vanilla and coffee until the coffee is dissolved. Add to the chocolate and stir to combine.

In a bowl with your electric mixer, beat the egg whites and sugar until stiff peaks form.

Fold in 1/3 of the egg whites into the chocolate mixture until fully incorporated. Repeat two more times.

Divide the chocolate mousse into two wine or dessert glasses. Store in the fridge for at least 3 hrs.

Serve with whipped cream and extra chocolate chips.