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Keto Chocolate Mousse

4.91 from 11 votes

This naturally low carb and keto chocolate mousse recipe is super thick and creamy, with just 3 ingredients, and no sugar required.

Keto Chocolate Mousse Recipe

Egg Free

Sugar Free

Gluten Free

Soy Free

Nut Free

The quick and easy chocolate dessert can be made in under 10 minutes from start to finish, with just a few basic ingredients – NO gelatin, no chocolate pudding mix, no cream cheese or mascarpone, and no need to cook.

Also try this Keto Cheesecake

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If desired, try topping the homemade chocolate mousse with Coconut Whipped Cream or this Keto Ice Cream.

I sent the recipe to a friend who’s following a keto diet, and she texted me to say that her non-keto family loved the chocolate mousse so much that she barely even got a serving for herself.

If you’re vegan like I am, the dessert is naturally egg free and can easily be made dairy free by using coconut milk or coconut cream. Feel free to use regular sugar or your favorite sweetener of choice if you’re not on a low carb or sugar free diet.

For keto vanilla mousse, try this Keto Cookie Dough Dip

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How to make keto mousse

Start by gathering all of your ingredients. Chill the coconut milk or heavy cream and the actual mixing bowl, then whip the liquid with hand beaters until it thickens and stiff peaks form.

Whip in the cocoa powder and sweetener of choice. For the richest flavor, I recommend including the dutch cocoa if you can find it. Once a mousse texture is achieved, serve and enjoy.

Cover any leftovers, and store in the refrigerator for 2-3 days.

Egg Free Sugar Free Chocolate Mousse

The recipe was adapted from my Vegan Chocolate Mousse and from this 3 ingredient Peanut Butter Mousse.

Above, watch the sugar free chocolate mousse recipe video

Homemade Keto Mousse (low carb, egg free, dairy free)
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Keto Chocolate Mousse

This naturally low carb and keto chocolate mousse recipe is super thick and creamy, with no sugar required.
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 0 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Yield 1 1/4 cup
4.9 from 11 votes


  • 1 1/2 cups heavy cream OR 1 can full-fat coconut milk
  • 1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 tbsp dutch or additional regular cocoa powder
  • 1/4 cup sweetener of choice (I used this monk fruit blend)
  • optional 1/2 tsp pure vanilla extract
  • optional 1/4 tsp instant coffee


  • Chill the liquid and a large mixing bowl. If using coconut milk, only use the thick part at the top of the can (discard the water underneath). With either a stand mixer or hand beaters, whip until stiff peaks form. Add remaining ingredients and whip until it forms a smooth mousse texture.
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Published on February 17, 2021

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    • Hannah says

      Coconut milk or cream, cocoa powder, sweetener. That does look like three to me. I don’t think she’s counting the optional ones because they aren’t required.

    • ssk says

      Right. She’s using two kinds of cocoa powder, which are separate items, so that is four items, without the optional ingredients. From what I’m seeing lately, it appears that she might be switching from vegan to vegetarian. She also describes some recipes as being sugar free when they have sugars in them; for instance dates, maple syrup, and others. I think she means “refined” sugar free, but that is not what she says. And she says that a lot of recipes are healthy that are not actually healthy. Some of them might be healthier than traditional recipes, but they are not all that healthy.

      • CCK Media Team says

        The dutch cocoa is not required, as it says in the recipe, so as Hannah says, it can be three ingredients. I’m unclear as to which recipe you are referring to that is mislabeled as sugar-free; we don’t think that we have ever done such a thing and would love to know what recipes you are looking at so that we can look at them too.

  1. Michele says

    Hi, I love Chocolate and this looks Delicious. Can’t wait to try this. I’m loving anything with Keto recipes to Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner I believe you can just imagine. So far I seen, I do want to try all and please email me with more Keto, low Carb recipes. Thank you,


  2. Kate says

    Hi Katie,

    Do you think that this recipe could be made and then frozen? I’m the only keto person in my household, and I’d really like to have a dessert ready to grab from the freezer when the craving strikes!

    Thank you!

  3. Lauren says

    This recipe is a keeper! I’m not a fan of keto desserts normally but there is someone on low carb in my family so I made it for him expecting to not have any for myself. Well the joke was on me because I didn’t want to share!

  4. Andy says

    What is the actual yield of this recipe? It says it makes 1 1/4 cups, yet is starts with 1 1/2 cups cream and 1/4 cup sweetener plus chocolate. That’s almost 2 cups before whiipping. Thanks.

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