Chocolate mandarin mousse

Recipe: Chocolate Mandarin Mousse


  • 24g fat-free, sugar-free instant dessert mix (chocolate or vanilla), or use 20g pkt diet chocolate mousse mix
  • 100ml fresh mandarin juice
  • 1 mandarin, rind finely grated
  • 20g dark chocolate, grated
  • 2 x 200g Fruche light French vanilla
  • 2 egg whites
  • Mandarin segments and extra grated chocolate, to serve


  1. Use a balloon whisk to whisk dessert mix and mandarin juice until thickened and slightly increased in volume.
  2. Stir in mandarin rind, grated chocolate and 1 1/2 containers of Fruche. Use an electric beater to beat the egg whites until soft peaks form. Carefully fold egg whites into mousse mixture until just combined.
  3. Spoon into glasses or ramekins. Refrigerate for about 1 hour, or until set.
  4. Top with a dollop of the remaining Fruche, mandarin segments and some grated chocolate.

Number of servings (yield): 4

Meal type: dessert

Culinary tradition: USA (General)

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