Quick and Easy

Lighter Than Air Chocolate Delight

Details

Time
4 hours 30 minutes
Skill Level
Intermediate
Yields
8 (1/2 cup) servings

If you're looking for a light and fluffy chocolate mousse recipe, you've hit the jackpot. This easy chocolate mousse recipe uses HERSHEY'S Cocoa and unflavored gelatin to achieve its lighter-than-air texture. Substitute dark cocoa powder for a more decadent dessert.

Ingredients & Directions

Prep Time
15 minutes
Chill Time
4 hours 15 minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 envelopes

    unflavored gelatin

  • 1/2 cup

    cold water

  • 1 cup

    boiling water

  • 1-1/3 cups

    nonfat dry milk powder

  • 1/3 cup

    HERSHEY'S Cocoa or HERSHEY’S SPECIAL DARK Cocoa

  • 1 Tbsp

    vanilla extract

  • salt

  • granulated sugar substitute to equal 14 teaspoons sugar

  • 8

    ice cubes (large)

READY TO MAKE THE RECIPE?

Step-By-Step Directions

Equipment Needed 

chef hat
blender
measuring cup
measuring cups
rubber spatula
rubber spatula
chef hat
4-cup mold
refrigerator
refrigerator
serving plate
serving plate
1

Sprinkle gelatin over cold water in blender container; let stand 4 minutes to soften. Gently stir with rubber spatula, scraping gelatin particles off sides; add boiling water to gelatin mixture. Cover; blend until gelatin dissolves. Add dry milk powder, cocoa, vanilla and salt; blend on medium speed until well mixed. Add sugar substitute and ice cubes; blend on high speed until ice is crushed and mixture is smooth and fluffy.

Tip

Eight individual dessert dishes may be used in place of 4-cup mold, if desired.

2

Immediately pour into 4-cup mold. Cover; refrigerate until firm. Unmold onto serving plate.

Garnish with slice of fresh fruit for a pop of color.

Additional questions?