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Greek-style Yogurt Chocolate Mousse with crushed biscuits recipe

Greek-style Yogurt Chocolate Mousse with crushed biscuits recipe

Posted in 40 minutes or less, Beginner, Desserts, No bake desserts, Our hand picked recipes, Quick Meals: Ready in 20 minutes or less, Traditional Greek Yogurt Recipes Originally published on Last updated on By


Is it a chocolate mousse, is it a chocolate cheese cake? You won’t really know, until you’ve tasted it! For all the chocolate lovers out there we have prepared a Mediterranean inspired chocolate and biscuits dessert with a secret ingredient: creamy Greek yogurt! The crunchiness of biscuits, the smoothness of yogurt and the sweetness of chocolate all combined into one glass. Light, creamy and with an unexpected slightly sour-y taste which resembles a cheese cake, this yogurt-based chocolate dessert is the perfect way to finish off a hearty meal. The key for this wonderful texture is to use strained yogurt, as it is smoother and creamier than other yogurts. Best part? Ready in less that 10 minutes!

Ingredients

  • 10 petit beurre or digestive biscuits, crushed
  • 200g milk chocolate (7 ounces)
  • 200g dark couverture chocolate (7 ounces)
  • 200g strained yogurt (7 ounces)
  • 50ml lukewarm milk (1/5 of a cup)


Instructions

  1. Chop the two kinds of chocolate in small pieces and melt over low heat. To melt the chocolate it is best to use a bain-marie (or double boiler), a piece of equipment used to heat the chocolate gently and gradually to fixed temperatures so that it doesn’t burn. If you don’t have a Bain -marie, break the chocolate into small pieces and drop into a heatproof bowl. Set the bowl over a small saucepan about a quarter full with hot water and place the bowl on top so that it rests on the rim of the pan (the bowl should not touch the water). Place the pan, with the bowl on top, over low heat until the chocolate has melted, whilst stirring occasionally.
  2. In the meantime, heat the milk into a microwave, until lukewarm.
  3. Pour the lukewarm milk over the melted chocolate and blend gently with a wooden spoon. Remove the pan from the stove and add the yogurt. Blend the mixture with light circular movements, until combined.
  4. To serve, place some crushed biscuits on the bottom of a glass or a bowl and top with the yogurt chocolate mousse. Layer the ingredients, according to your preference and top with some more biscuits or crushed white chocolate. Enjoy!

 
 

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