Easy Chocolate Raspberry Mousse

easy-chocolate-mousseChocolate Raspberry Mousse – one of the easiest and most indulgent of desserts, this is also a great flavor combination! Made with two rich and delicious ingredients which have certain health benefits too. Chocolate is a good antioxidant and energy booster, when eaten in moderation, and raspberries are rich in antioxidants too, as well as vitamins, fiber, water content and flavor! Made with low-fat milk, fresh or frozen raspberries and thickened with cocoa and cornstarch, this Easy Chocolate Mousse can be whipped up anytime to indulge and impress!

Ingredients
2 cups lowfat chocolate milk, divided
1 cup frozen raspberries
3 tbsp cornstarch
2 tbsp unsweetened cocoa powder
2 tbsp granulated sugar
1/4 tspn salt
1 egg yolk
Fresh raspberries, optional

Method
Place 1 and 1/2 cups chocolate milk and raspberries in a blender and process until smooth. Strain the mixture into a medium saucepan. Bring to a boil.

Whisk together the cornstarch, cocoa powder, sugar, and salt in a large bowl until well combined. Whisk together the remaining 1/2 cup chocolate milk and the egg yolk and add to the cornstarch mixture, stirring well.

Slowly add half the hot milk to the egg yolk mixture, stirring with a whisk. Return the milk mixture to the pan and bring back to a boil.

Reduce the heat and simmer, stirring constantly, for 1 minute or until thick. Spoon the pudding into 6 small bowls, cover surface with plastic wrap and chill in the refrigerator. Serve with fresh raspberries on top

This Chocolate Raspberry Mousse can be made ahead of time and can stay in the fridge for at least 2 days.

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