Monday, March 11, 2013

Mocha Chocolate Ricotta Creme for a Celebration | Easy Dessert Recipes

I have a sweet tooth and I often crave for simple desserts which does not make me spend hours in the kitchen. This is one such recipe I came across. It is similar to ice cream but has just one-third of the calories in ice cream and is actually good for you. The part-skim ricotta cheese fills you up without weighing you down. And how can anything chocolate-flavored does not taste good.
Coming to the "Celebration" part, my space crossed 5 lakh hits last week. Whats more perfect for a celebration than something chocolatey?!!

Preparation time: 10 mins; Serves - 2
Part skim ricotta cheese - 1 cup
Unsweetened Cocoa powder - 1 tbsp
Bittersweet / Semi sweet Chocolate chips - 1 tbsp
Instant coffee powder - 1/2 tsp
Low fat milk - 2 tbsp
Sugar or Sugar substitute - 2 - 3 tbsp

Mix all the ingredients except cheese in a microwave safe bowl. Microwave for 30 seconds. Mix well and allow it to cool. When cooled mix with the cheese and pulse a couple of times in a blender. Serve Chilled.
Linking this yummy goodness to the following events..
Anu's Healthy Recipe Substitution; PJ's Celebrate Women's day; Sumee's Bon vivant - Kid's Delight; Let's Cook for Kids; Nithu's Healthy Foods for Healthy Kids; Jagruti's Choc Full Easter.


  1. Yummy dessert!! Would love to have some!

  2. looks really yummy... different kind of a dessert... congratulations on the 5 lakh hits... :)

  3. sounds very delicious and droolworthy dessert, very easy to make, congrats dear for reaching this milestone,wishing u more like this.

  4. Very appetizing dessert. Yummy.

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  5. Very interesting recipe, loved the click too.

  6. Definitely a cause to celebrate, and this creme looks simply delicious :)

  7. wow anything chocolate is my kind of dessert, looks superb

  8. Looks tempting n delicious... Awesome clicks

  9. Never tried chocolate n ricotta together,,looks delish...

  10. that is a great dessert!!! so delicious and so yummy!!!
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  11. Love quick desserts..this is a must try!!!

  12. yummilicious dessert n nic presentation...

  13. yummy dessert..thnx for linking

  14. That is so tempting.. Feeling like digging right in! yumm

  15. Well this mocha chocolate ricotta creme is just one of those lovely and easy desserts.

  16. I tried this recipe last week. It was very good, but it felt like a filling vs. it's own dessert. (I guess I was thinking cannoli...) Anyway, I added one graham cracker sheet on the side of each and it was perfect. Perhaps crumbling over the top before serving would work, too. Anyway... thanks for sharing! It was a good one.


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