Thursday, February 18, 2010
CEiMB - Dark Chocolate Mousse
This week's Craving Ellie in My Belly recipe was chosen by Laura at Edible Ventures. It was a recipe for which you really have to suspend disbelief--tofu as a base for chocolate mousse? No eggs? No heavy cream? Has Ellie gone mad??
But this is your healthy dream dessert. I used 70% chocolate and unsweetened cocoa. I substituted brewed coffee for the brandy. The mousse took 5 minutes to make: it has to be the fastest low-fat, most impressive healthy dessert ever. I forgot to stir the sugar into the melted chocolate before combining it with the blended tofu, but it was just fine added to the blender. I added 1 tablespoon of 1% milk to help the blender do its job because my blender is wimpy.
I skipped the whipped cream topping only because we don't like whipped cream. It doesn't need the whipped cream...this is a truly decadent healthy dessert without it. Deeply chocolate, it will satisfy your craving without blowing your diet. Sweet!
If you'd like to check out how the other CEiMB members fared with this one, you'll find links to their blogs here. And you'll find the recipe here.