low carb chocolate mousse

Low Carb/Keto Dark Chocolate Mousse

This low carb/ keto dark chocolate mousse is an utterly decadent dessert for those of you following a low carb/ketogenic diet and really hits that sweet spot (without the sugar crash), particularly during ‘time of the month’ I’ve found when all I crave is chocolate. You can use a higher percentage chocolate if you fancy and you can add some frozen berries to the mix too if you fancy it. You can enjoy this without following a specific diet too of course!

the most beautiful chocolate mousse in the world

It’s quick, easy and simple to make and I’ve frozen the recipe before to make ice cream so it’s really 2 recipes in 1!

creamy chocolate mousse


  • 60g unsalted butter (use 40 if you want it less rich in flavour)
  • 100g baking chocolate (over 70% percent cocoa)
  • 2 tsp sugar alternative
  • 350ml Fresh double cream – 120 ml
  • 2 tbsp cocoa powder
  • a drop of vanilla extract
  • berries for decoration

In a bain marie, melt the butter, honey and chocolate. Then whip the cream and add in the cocoa and vanilla extract and stir. Pour in the butter and chocolate mixture and stir through. Keep whipping until it thickens into a mousse. Pour into a serving glass and refrigerate for an hour or more.

low carb chocolate mousse

Serve decorated with berries.

low carb dark chocolate mousse

Light and tasty, I actually prefer it without the sugar substitute (as in no substitute or sugar at all) so do experiment and refine to your own personal taste!


You can add mint extract instead of vanilla too, if you want to switch things up a bit.


Low Carb Dark Chocolate Mousse

Check out my keto raspberry mousse here.

This is my recipe but for others from lots of keto recipe creators, check out Diet Doctor.

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