Chocolate Ricotta Mousse Recipe

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Susan Gardner Modified: March 24, 2022
Chocolate Ricotta Mousse Recipe

How To Make Chocolate Ricotta Mousse

Indulge yourself with this soft and fluffy ricotta mousse blended with cocoa. The creaminess imparted by the cheese will please your taste buds!

Preparation: 12 minutes
Cooking: 3 minutes
Chill Time: 3 hours
Total: 3 hours 15 minutes



  • 2cupspart-skim ricotta
  • 3tbspunsweetened cocoa powder
  • 2large egg whites,room temperature
  • ½cupsugar
  • pinchsalt


  1. In a food processor or blender, blend the ricotta and cocoa powder until completely smooth. Transfer to a large bowl.

  2. Place the egg whites, sugar, salt in a medium heatproof metal mixing bowl, then place bowl on top of a pot of simmering water.

  3. Cook and whisk constantly for about 3 minutes, until the sugar dissolves and the mixture is warm.

  4. Remove the bowl from the heat, then beat with an electric mixer on high for 5 minutes, until stiff peaks form.

  5. Using a rubber spatula, gently fold the egg white mixture into the bowl with the ricotta until well combined.

  6. Divide into six 6-ounce ramekins or small bowls, then refrigerate for at least 3 hours.

  7. Serve chilled, and enjoy!


  • Calories: 190.46kcal
  • Fat: 6.93g
  • Saturated Fat: 4.29g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 2.04g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.23g
  • Carbohydrates: 22.56g
  • Fiber: 1.00g
  • Sugar: 17.01g
  • Protein: 11.14g
  • Cholesterol: 25.63mg
  • Sodium: 262.86mg
  • Calcium: 229.35mg
  • Potassium: 162.78mg
  • Iron: 0.76mg
  • Vitamin A: 88.45µg
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