These Milka Mousse pots of Alpine Milk Chocolate seem oddly familiar. Have we something similar already in the UK? I can’t quite remember. In any case, these chocolate mousse pots are new to the German chiller cabinet, so let’s have a try!
I didn’t read the back of the pot before I tucked in. I should have. It would have warned me about something…
And that something is hazelnut.
Pulling back the lid revealed a chocolatey scent and a light and airy mousse texture. There’s a good ‘Milka’ chocolate flavour and a definite background of hazelnut. I even found a touch of salt in it. To me, at least. Had I read the product, I’d have seen “Mousse au chocolat mit Haselnussgeschmack”, for those that like to mix their French and German together.
This is pretty much exactly what I’d expect from a Mondelez product. It’s sweet, medium rich and certainly not a luxury dessert. The first ingredient on the list is water, followed by 12% milk chocolate. There’s a bunch of other stuff in here, including gelatine and palm oil – but it’s made in Belgium and finishes with the phrase “Milka is a trademark of the Mondelez International group”. Which actually means this product is here for the German market and… they’ve not bothered to translate their trademark warning? Eh. Mondelezzing it up there.
So, back to the mousse. If you don’t set the bar higher than a mass market chocolate brand dessert, you’ll get what you expect in terms of quality. It’s light, airy and tastes like a hazelnut touched Milka chocolate product. Though I do wish when hazelnut is included there’s some sort of indicator on the front of the packet design. Would it be so hard? Hmm?