Easy Chocolate Mousse

This easy chocolate mousse is thick, creamy, and rich! It takes only 5 minutes and 1 bowl to make. This homemade chocolate mousse is great for any occasion!
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This easy chocolate mousse is the easiest way to make homemade mousse! It takes only 5 minutes and requires only a few pantry staple ingredients. This mousse is super thick, creamy, smooth, and indulgent! I even made it with wholesome and healthier ingredients!

Easy chocolate mousse.

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The best part about this homemade mousse is that it tastes like classic mousse, but it is made with better for you ingredients. You would never know this recipe is made without eggs and cream! Try these Peanut Butter Eggs too!

Why You’ll Love This Recipe

  • This quick and easy chocolate mousse recipe takes only 5 minutes!
  • Everything is mixed together in one bowl.
  • This no bake dessert recipe does not require an oven.
  • Chocolate mousse has never been easier!
  • The velvety smooth texture is melt in your mouth delicious.
  • This recipe is gluten-free and contains no white sugar.
  • Check out this Traditional Chocolate Mousse recipe too!

Ingredients & Substitutes

Scroll down to the recipe card below for the full easy chocolate mousse recipe.

First, use vanilla Greek yogurt. If you use unsweetened plain Greek yogurt, the mousse will have a bitter taste. If you only have plain yogurt, consider adding in a bit of honey to sweeten it up.

Coconut milk adds a creamy texture. If needed, use regular milk.

Vanilla extract adds a cozy flavor.

Cocoa powder adds the chocolate flavor.

Lastly, a little bit of protein powder will thicken the mousse and provide nutrients.

Ingredients for easy chocolate mousse.

Taste & Texture

This Easy Chocolate Mousse offers a rich, intense chocolate flavor that’s neither too sweet nor too bitter.

The texture is perfectly balanced, combining the creaminess of yogurt with the silkiness of coconut milk, resulting in a mousse that’s both light and satisfying.

Each spoonful melts in your mouth, leaving a lingering taste of pure chocolate bliss!

How to Make

Step 1

First, add all ingredients to a bowl. Use a hand mixer to whip together until creamy and smooth.

Step 2

Transfer the mousse to bowls. Serve immediately or allow it to thicken up in the fridge for 2 hours.

Creamy cocoa in bowl.

Expert Tips for Success

Follow these tips and tricks to make the best easy chocolate mousse.

Choose vanilla Greek yogurt. Plain yogurt will taste a little bitter.

If needed, add in a little honey.

Use high-quality cocoa powder for the best flavor.

Whip the mixture until fully creamy and smooth. This can also be eaten immediately.

Chill the mousse for at least 2 hours for a perfect set.

Double chocolate creamy snack.

Flavor Variations & Add-Ins

Drizzle with melted chocolate on top!

This mousse is delicious with some creamy peanut butter on top.

Top your mousse with whipped cream, chocolate shavings, fresh berries, or even a drizzle of caramel sauce.

How to Serve & Store

Serving: Serve the mousse in individual cups or glasses for an elegant presentation. A sprinkle of cocoa powder or shaved chocolate on top adds a beautiful touch.

You can serve this immediately or store it in the fridge for a cold treat.

Storage: The mousse can be refrigerated for up to 7 days. Cover it with plastic wrap to prevent a skin from forming and to keep it fresh.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Is this recipe gluten-free?

Yes, as long as you use gluten-free chocolate and ensure your other ingredients are gluten-free.

Can I use another type of yogurt?

Choose yogurt that is naturally thick and creamy. You do not want to use a thin or runny yogurt.

How long does this easy chocolate mousse last?

This mousse lasts for one week in the fridge.

How do you make mousse thicker?

If you want an ultra thick mousse, add in a little melted chocolate. It will also add sweetness.

What are the basic components of mousse?

Mousse is typically made from eggs, sugar, and cream. This version is healthier!

Healthy mousse.

Equipment Needed

Hand Mixer: Use a hand mixer or stand mixer to beat the mousse together.

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