Rich Chocolate Mousse

Categorized as: Desserts
Makes 6 servings.


1 (¼ ounce) envelope unflavored gelatin
¼ cup water
1 cup milk
½ cup Dutch process or unsweetened cocoa
⅓ cup Equal® Spoonful™
2 cups light whipped topping plus light whipped topping and chocolate Curls or cocoa for garnish


1. Sprinkle gelatin over water in small saucepan; let stand 2 to 3 minutes. Cook over low heat, stirring constantly, until gelatin is dissolved; cool. Stir ¼ cup of the milk into cocoa to make a paste; gradually stir in remaining milk.
2. Stir in gelatin mixture and Equal® Spoonful™ . Refrigerate until mixture begins to thicken, 20 to 30 minutes. Fold in 2 cups whipped topping.
3. Spoon mixture into stemmed glasses or serving bowl. Refrigerate 2 to 4 hours.
4. To serve, garnish mousse with dollops of whipped topping and chocolate curls.

Nutritional Info (per serving):

Calories: 95
Saturated Fat: <1g
Protein: 4g
Cholesterol: <1mg
Carbohydrates: 13g
Fiber: 2g
Total Fat: 5g
Sodium: 74mg

Food Exchanges: ½ Starch, 1 Fat

Additional comments:

Recipe provided courtesy of Merisant Corporation ® and the NutraSweet Company, makers of Equal®. provides many fine recipes for diabetic diets. Since its online debut in 1999, has become one of the more popular and largest cooking and recipe sites on the Internet.

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