Keto Chocolate Mousse Tarts
Servings: 18 tarts
Mini muffin tin sprayed with oil
2 medium mixing bowls
Small bowl (using microwave) OR small pan (using stove top) to melt butter
Small bowl (using microwave) OR double-boiler (using stove top) to melt chocolate
Closable plastic bag (ie, Ziploc) with one corner snipped on angle OR pastry bag with appropriate tip, for piping mousse
Wire rack, for cooling
Hand mixer, spoon, or egg beater to whip cream
- 1 cup almond flour
- 3/4 cup unsweetened shredded coconut
- 1/4 cup whey protein
- 2 tbsp erythritol sweetener of choice
- 1/8 tsp baking soda (a good pinch should do it)
- 1 tsp salt (again, a good pinch should do it)
- 2 tbsp melted butter
- 3 tbsp heavy cream
- 1 1/4 cups heavy whipping cream
- 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
- 1 tsp instant coffee
- 2 egg yolks
- pinch of salt
- 1 tbsp erythritol sweetener of choice
- 3 oz (85g) Ross Dark Chocolate (one pouch of minis), chopped or broken into pieces
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (177 C)
Mix butter and cream. Set aside.
In medium bowl, mix coconut, almond flour, whey powder, erythritol, baking soda, and salt.
Add the butter and cream mixture. Mix well.
Use a tablespoon to spoon pastry into each muffin tin and flatten each to form a tart shell.
Press pastry using rolling pin or something similar to form a good circle
Bake for about 3 minutes, until golden brown.
Remove shells from pan and allow to cool on wire rack.
Melt the chopped chocolate in microwave (uses 20-second intervals, stir in between) or use double-boiler. Set aside and allow to cool slightly.
Meanwhile, whip cream to firm peaks, adding vanilla towards the end of whipping.
Mix egg yolks and salt in clean medium bowl.
Add chocolate to the egg yolks and stir well with spatula.
Add a couple of spoonfuls of whipped cream to the chocolate mixture and stir to loosen a bit.
Add the remaining whipped cream and fold through.
Put chocolate mousse mixture in a zipped plastic bag or use pastry bag to pipe the mousse into each tart shell.
Refrigerate at least 1 hour.
Serve with fresh berries or shaved Ross Dark Chocolate on top and enjoy!
Serving: 1tart | Calories: 150kcal | Carbohydrates: 3g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 14g