Dark Chocolate Peanut Butter Mousse

Dark Chocolate Peanut Butter Mousse - a dessert you can feel good about eating via @rdkitchen

I’ve mentioned time and time again here on RDelicious Kitchen about my love for chocolate. Hi my name is Julie, and I’m a chocoholic. I was overly excited for this months Recipe ReDux theme.

Dark Chocolate Peanut Butter Mousse - a dessert you can feel good about eating via @rdkitchen

Favorite Chocolate Matches – Does your chocolate need a friend? This month’s posting will be after Valentine’s Day, so you may have a bit of extra chocolate around. What’s your favorite chocolate match? Be it traditional peanut butter or something more exotic like cayenne + chocolate. Show us your favorite healthy chocolate combo recipe.

You can’t go wrong with pairing chocolate with peanut butter. You can find me in the kitchen at night with a spoonful of peanut butter with chocolate chips on top. (Robin & Kylie do the same! Great minds think alike :) )

Dark Chocolate Peanut Butter Mousse - a dessert you can feel good about eating via @rdkitchen

Each month for for the recipe redux challenge, I make a list of recipe ideas and narrow it down, closer and closer to the due date. Yesterday, I was still figuring out what I was going to make. [#procrastination at it's finest] I wanted to try and think outside the box, but it always came back to my favorite: chocolate + peanut butter.

Dark Chocolate Peanut Butter Mousse - a dessert you can feel good about eating via @rdkitchen

I actually made a rendition of this recipe with just chocolate for a valentine’s day event at work, so I know it’s a crowd pleaser. The one thing that shocked people the most is one of the ingredients .. TOFU! It mades the mousse light and airy, plus packs in protein for a dessert recipe!

Dark Chocolate Peanut Butter Mousse
Recipe type: Dessert
Serves: 4
  • 3 pitted dates
  • 4 ounces dark chocolate
  • ¼ cup natural creamy peanut butter
  • ½ tsp espresso powder
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • 1 cup silken tofu
  • [Topping]
  • ½ cup vanilla yogurt
  • 1 tsp creamy peanut butter
  • 1 tsp shaved dark chocolate
  1. Soak dates in water to soften. Set aside.
  2. Using a double boiler, melt chocolate over medium heat. Stir in peanut butter, espresso, and salt. Remove from heat and let slightly cool.
  3. In a blender combine the dates, chocolate, and tofu. Blend throughly until combined.
  4. Divide equally into 4 small bowls. Cover and refrigerate for at least 2 hours to set.
  5. As the mousse is chilling, stir together the yogurt and peanut butter.
  6. Evenly divide the mousse into 4 small bowls. Add a dollop of peanut butter yogurt. Garnish with shaved chocolate.

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