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Easy Mocha Mousse Recipe-8358

Photo by: Mark Shapiro
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Yield: Serves 4


  • 6 oz (175 g) semisweet chocolate
  • ½ cup (125 mL) strong brewed coffee
  • 2 cups (500 mL) whipping (35%) cream
  • 2 tbsp (25 mL) confectioner’s (icing) sugar, sifted

Mocha whipped topping:

  • ½ cup (125 mL) whipping (35%) cream
  • 1 tbsp (15 mL) confectioners sugar (icing sugar), sifted
  • 1 tsp (5 mL) instant coffee powder or granules
  • ¼ tsp vanilla (1 mL)


  • Small bowl, chilled


1. In a small saucepan, over low heat, combine chocolate and coffee, stirring until melted and smooth. Remove from heat and pour into chilled bowl for faster cooling.

2. In a small mixer bowl, on high speed, beat cream, slowly adding the confectioners' sugar and beating until soft peaks form. Fold into chocolate mixture. Spoon into 4 individual dessert dishes and chill in refrigerator for 3 to 4 hours or overnight.

3. Prepare the topping: In a small mixer bowl, combine whipping cream, confectioners' sugar, coffee powder and vanilla and beat on high speed until firm peaks form. Spoon over chilled mousse to garnish.

© 2008 Esther Brody

Nutritional Information

Nutrients per serving (% daily value)

752kcal (38%)
112mg (11%)
1mg (1%)
611mcg RAE (20%)
204mg (68%)
62mg (3%)
42g (209%)
68g (104%)
1mg (8%)

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