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Strawberry Chocolate Chip Mousse With Whip Cream

This Strawberry Chocolate Chip Mousse could not be easier to make.  It combines just a few ingredients, all layered in a large wine glass and served with a dollop of whip cream. Best of all, this chocolate mousse is low in calories but still elegant.

Strawberry Chocolate Chip Mousse is a Refreshing Delight

It is simple enough to make any night and fancy enough to serve at a dinner party!

Super easy Chocolate chip strawberry mousseI used fat free sugar free pudding and light whip cream but kept in the real sugar for extra sweetness.  It is a fast and easy dessert that can be made and assembled in less than 15 minutes for a busy week night treat.  Super low in calories too!

The Ghiradelli chocolate chips are a special treat to what looks like a normal mousse. They give a touch of dark chocolate decadence and a nice crispiness to the creamy mousse. (affiliate link.)Strawberry chocolate mousse with extra crunch


Strawberry Chocolate Chip Mousse

Strawberry Chocolate Chip Mousse
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes


  • 1 (2.1 oz) pkg of Fat Free Sugar Free Jello Pudding mix
  • 2 cups of skim milk
  • 10 strawberries, quartered
  • 4 tbsp of dark chocolate chips. (the Ghiradelli brand taste wonderful!)
  • 2 tbsp sugar
  • 1/2 tsp pure vanilla extract
  • Light whip cream
  • Sprig of mint
  • Strawberries and chocolate chips to garnish


  1. Combine the pudding mix, vanilla extract and skim milk in a cold bowl. Whip with a whisk for about 2 minutes and place into the refrigerator.
  2. While it is setting, slice the strawberries and mix with the chocolate chips and sugar. Stir several times over about a 5 minute period. The sugar will make a very slight syrup for the strawberries.
  3. Take out the pudding and whisk one more time.
  4. Layer some of the pudding, some of the strawberry/chocolate chip mixture, and whip cream topping. Repeat another group of layers. (see note on layering below.)
  5. Add a dollop of whip cream, a slice of strawberry, a few chocolate chips and a sprig of mint to garnish.
  6. Enjoy!


This dessert needs to be layered just before serving. The sugar makes the strawberries form a slight syrup and if made ahead, it makes the pudding too thin. It only takes a few minutes to layer though. Just do the prepare the strawberry mix and the pudding mix earlier in the day. Then layer at dessert time.

Nutrition Information:

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 178Total Fat: 6gSaturated Fat: 4gUnsaturated Fat: 2gCholesterol: 8mgSodium: 102mgCarbohydrates: 27gFiber: 2gSugar: 23gProtein: 4g

Do you make use of things like low fat instant pudding in desserts? Please share some of your ideas in the comments section below.

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Tuesday 30th of April 2013

Thanks for all the comments. I can't believe how great this tasted with so few calories.

Wood Arts Universe

Tuesday 30th of April 2013

irresistible! I am going to try this tomorrow :)


Tuesday 30th of April 2013

What a lovely indulgence - and low fat too!

Linda Kelly Lee

Tuesday 30th of April 2013

Like your husband I too am not a mousse person, but this just looks too irresistible!


Tuesday 30th of April 2013

Thanks so much for posting this. Looks delicious!

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