Chocolate Cappuccino Mousse Recipe
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Chocolate Cappuccino Mousse Recipe

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"This decadent dessert is sure to please your favorite chocolate or coffee lover," confirms Katie Sloan of Charlotte, North Carolina. "It's easy to make, too!"
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + cooling
MAKES:2 servings
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TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + cooling
MAKES: 2 servings


  • 2 teaspoons instant coffee granules
  • 1 teaspoon hot water
  • 2/3 cup sweetened condensed milk
  • 1/4 cup baking cocoa
  • 4-1/2 teaspoons butter
  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • Additional whipped cream, baking cocoa and ground cinnamon or cinnamon sticks, optional

Nutritional Facts

One serving: 1 cup (calculated without optional toppings) equals 863 calories, 61 g fat (38 g saturated fat), 212 mg cholesterol, 251 mg sodium, 68 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 13 g protein.


  1. In a small saucepan, dissolve coffee in hot water. Stir in the milk, cocoa and butter. Cook and stir over medium-low heat until blended. Remove from the heat.
  2. Transfer to a large bowl; cool completely. In a small bowl, beat cream and cinnamon until stiff peaks form. Fold a fourth of the whipped cream mixture into cocoa mixture, then fold in the remaining whipped cream mixture. Spoon into dessert dishes. Top with additional whipped cream, cocoa and cinnamon if desired. Yield: 2 servings.
Originally published as Chocolate Cappuccino Mousse in Cooking for 2 Winter 2005, p40

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Reviewed Nov. 2, 2015

"This is very rich and decadent. For those of you who see 863 calories per serving That is for a 1 cup serving and there is no way you can eat that much of this rich dessert. I would say this recipe is 4-6 servings which helps tremendously with the calorie count, etcc."

Reviewed Jan. 12, 2012

"Wow! Thanks for pointing that out. 863 calories is 3/4 of what I eat in a whole day!!"

Reviewed May. 25, 2010

"863 Calories that's insane."

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