Chocolate pots

Chocolate pots
  • Gluten-free
  • Low phosphate
  • Low potassium
  • Low protein
  • Low salt
  • Vegetarian
  • Dessert
  • Special occasion
  • 15 minutes or less
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A luxurious and indulgently rich chocolate dessert that’s low in potassium and phosphate.


150ml double cream

15g icing sugar

20g cocoa powder

1 teaspoon vanilla essence

10g dark chocolate, grated


  1. Step 1

    Whip the cream until it is holding its shape.

  2. Step 2

    Mix the icing sugar, cocoa powder and vanilla into the cream.

  3. Step 3

    Whip the mixture again until it forms soft peaks then spoon mix it into four individual pots or glasses.

  4. Step 4

    Sprinkle with grated chocolate and serve.

Food facts

The icing sugar is the main source of carbohydrate in this recipe, and the value has been provided for those who have been trained in insulin adjustment.

This recipe is low in potassium, despite the use of cocoa powder, a high potassium food. This is because the quantities of all the ingredients have been kept to a minimum, therefore please ensure you follow the quantities for all the ingredients and the serving sizes.

This recipe is also low in phosphate, however it still contains some phosphate, therefore, if you are prescribed a phosphate binder you should take as directed.

This recipe is low in protein, which makes it suitable for those advised to eat a reduced protein diet.

This dessert is best eaten on the day.