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Hot Cocoa Mousse

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  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 15 min
  • Servings 8
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It only takes 15 minutes to make our elegant-looking Hot Cocoa Mousse made with instant hot cocoa mix, whipping cream, ground cinnamon, powdered sugar and vanilla.
By Bree Hester
Updated Nov 27, 2012
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  • 1 pint (2 cups) heavy whipping cream
  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar
  • 2 packages (1.25 oz each) instant hot cocoa mix
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • Whipped cream, if desired
  • Ground cinnamon, if desired


  • 1
    In medium bowl, beat whipping cream with electric mixer on high speed until cream begins to thicken.
  • 2
    On medium speed, beat in powdered sugar and cocoa mix until blended. Add 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon and the vanilla; beat on high speed until soft peaks form.
  • 3
    Spoon mousse into individual dessert dishes. Garnish with whipped cream; sprinkle with cinnamon. Refrigerate until ready to serve.

Tips from the Betty Crocker Kitchens

  • tip 1
    Serve this hot cocoa mousse in small coffee cups. The presentation is adorable, and looks just like a cup of hot cocoa.
  • tip 2
    Change up your mousse by using different varieties of hot cocoa mix—milk chocolate, dark chocolate, mint—all would be delicious.


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