This homemade high protein chocolate mousse is incredibly rich, creamy, and decadent! The addition of protein makes this a healthier sweet treat. It comes together in just 5 minutes or less!

This easy chocolate mousse is great for holidays, parties, and more. I love it for a rich dessert after dinner! The protein powder keeps me full and satisfied.

Protein chocolate mousse.

Why You’ll Love This Recipe

  • This protein chocolate mousse takes only 5 minutes to make.
  • This recipe is no bake. No need to turn on the oven or stovetop!
  • Perfect for impressing guests or satisfying your own sweet tooth without a fuss.
  • This recipe achieves the ideal mousse texture – light and airy, yet luxuriously smooth and creamy.
  • Each bite is a cloud of chocolaty bliss.
  • It is melt in your mouth delicious. So is this Cottage Cheese Ice Cream!
  • The base recipe is a blank canvas for your taste buds.
  • Explore endless variations with different chocolates, spices, and mix-ins.
  • This recipe is grain free, gluten free, and refined sugar free.
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Ingredients & Substitutes

These are the main ingredients and substitutions for this protein chocolate mousse. Scroll down to the recipe card for full ingredients list and instructions.

First, use vanilla Greek yogurt. I have not tried this recipe using dairy free yogurt, but if you do, choose a thick yogurt.

Coconut cream adds so much creaminess! Stir the can before opening. Regular milk will work, but the mousse may not be quite as thick.

Vanilla adds a cozy flavor.

Cocoa powder adds a delicious chocolate flavor.

Lastly, use protein powder that you enjoy the taste of. Chocolate, vanilla, and peanut butter protein work well.

Ingredients for protein chocolate mousse.

Taste & Texture

Imagine a spoonful of pure chocolate silk – rich, intense, yet incredibly light.

That’s the magic of this high protein chocolate mousse.

It tastes like classic chocolate mousse, but has almost 50 grams of protein!

How to Make

Step 1

First, add all of the ingredients to a bowl.  Use a hand mixer to whip until creamy and smooth.

Step 2

Transfer to a bowl and serve!

Smooth chocolate in bowl.

Expert Tips for Success

Follow these tips and tricks to make the best high protein chocolate mousse.

Use thick Greek yogurt. This makes the mousse extra creamy.

Coconut cream also adds creaminess. I recommend coconut cream more than another milk.

Continue whipping the mousse until smooth and creamy, but do not overmix.

Flavor Variations & Add-Ins

Consider these flavor variations for your high protein chocolate mousse.

Infuse the melted chocolate with a pinch of cinnamon, cayenne pepper, or cardamom for a warming twist.

Add a splash of your favorite liqueur (amaretto, Kahlúa) for an adult indulgence.

Fold in chopped berries, mango, or orange segments for a refreshing burst of flavor.

Toasted nuts like almonds, hazelnuts, or pecans add a delightful crunch and texture.

Double chocolate mousse.

How to Serve & Store

Serve your high protein chocolate mousse chilled in individual bowls.

Feel free to double or triple this recipe to feed a crowd.

Top with whipped cream, chocolate shavings, or fresh fruit for an extra touch.

Store leftover mousse in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days. The texture may become denser as it chills, but it will still be delicious!

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Can I use milk instead of coconut cream?

Yes, you can substitute milk, but the mousse will be less rich and airy.

Do I need to use eggs?

This recipe is egg-free, making it suitable for those with egg allergies or dietary restrictions.

Is this mousse vegan?

You can make it vegan by using dairy-free yogurt and coconut cream.

Is protein mousse good for you?

This high protein chocolate mousse is made with healthy ingredients!

What protein powder should I use?

Use protein powder that you enjoy the flavor of. This mousse is not overly sweet, so please keep that in mind.

Chocolate shell mousse.

Equipment Needed

Hand Mixer: Use a hand mixer or stand mixer to beat the mousse together.

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Protein chocolate mousse.

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This high protein chocolate mousse is decadent, velvety smooth, and incredibly rich! This quick and easy dessert takes only 5 minutes to make. It is great for a healthier dessert and snack!
4.50 from 2 votes



  • First, add all of the ingredients to a bowl. Use a hand mixer to whip until creamy and smooth.
  • Transfer to a bowl and serve!


  • Use vanilla Greek yogurt for the best flavor.
  • Stir the can of coconut cream before measuring.  It will be pretty thick.
  • Mix until fully creamy and combined.
  • Eat immediately or store in the fridge for up to 3 days.
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Calories: 578kcal, Carbohydrates: 36g, Protein: 48g, Fat: 34g, Saturated Fat: 28g, Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.5g, Monounsaturated Fat: 3g, Trans Fat: 0.01g, Cholesterol: 72mg, Sodium: 159mg, Potassium: 1107mg, Fiber: 12g, Sugar: 9g, Vitamin A: 8IU, Vitamin C: 2mg, Calcium: 422mg, Iron: 6mg

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