Hot Cocoa Mousse

hot cocoa mousse Dessert
Hot Cocoa Mousse
  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 15 min
  • Servings 8

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. MORE+ LESS-

Bree Hester
Updated November 27, 2012


pint (2 cups) heavy whipping cream
cup powdered sugar
packages (1.25 oz each) instant hot cocoa mix
teaspoon ground cinnamon
teaspoon vanilla
Whipped cream, if desired
Ground cinnamon, if desired


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  • 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.

  • Serve this hot cocoa mousse in small coffee cups. The presentation is adorable, and looks just like a cup of hot cocoa.
  • 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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