Zero Carb desserts are non-optimal and not one of us veterans eat these, but for people starting out, who are craving or just need something different, Zero Carb desserts are a much better option than carb filled desserts that will derail your progress. These are a great treat for kids.
Zero Carb Coffee Mousse
2 Cups full fat Ricotta cheese
1.5 Cups of Heavy Whipping Cream
1 Tbs plain beef gelatin
1/4 tsp vanilla
1/4 Cup water
Boil 1/4 Cup of water.
Mix, or food process Ricotta and vanilla.
Whip heavy cream until stiff peaks form. Set aside.
Mix 2 Tbs of the hot water with the Instant coffee granules.
Dissolve the gelatin in the rest of the water in a small bowl and set aside.
Pour the dissolved coffee into the bowl of Ricotta cheese, mix then stir in the gelatin.
Fold in 1 Cup of the whipped cream. (Save 1/2 cup for topping)
Chill for 1 hour.
Stir well then spoon into serving cups, or put into a piping bag, if you want to get fancy, and pipe into serving cups.
Top with whipped cream and sprinkle on cinnamon or what ever spice you like. Chill for 1 hour.
Options: Not kid friendly
In place of the vanilla, try 1Tbs of the following liqueurs:
Frangelico (Hazelnut liqueur)
Rumple Minze (Peppermint liqueur)
Fireball whisky (cinnamon flavor)
Malibu Rum (Coconut flavor)
Irish Whisky – Jameson or Bushmills, (Irish coffee mousse)