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Easy Coffee Chocolate Mousse

on 8.31.2017 at 2:02pm
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You are going to love this soft and creamy Chocolate Mousse with a hint of coffee in each bite!  Community Coffee asked us to make a fun recipe with their coffee, so I wanted to go with something the entire family could enjoy (I try to not hand the two year old full cups of coffee).

Before I share how to make our easy Coffee Chocolate Mousse, let’s talk coffee.  We are a tad on the coffee snob side in our house.  As a hobby my husband will roast his own beans, but when things get busy (which lately is all the time) Community Coffee is one of the only store brands he will drink.  That says a lot to me.

The Community Coffee Company is my idea of a great American story.  They are still family owned and will celebrate 100 years of coffee in two years!  They handle all aspects of the coffee from picking the farms to the final distribution and taste testing at each stage.  Some farms have worked with them for over 50 years!

Want to try a cup for yourself?  Grab this $3 off coupon and head to Harris Teeter (or a nearby store) and grab some!  They are regularly on sale, so with a this high value coupon you’ll get a great deal.

Now let’s talk chocolate amazingness!

When I say this is an easy recipe, I mean it. My girls made this with almost no help from me. I was just there to say “yes those are whipped enough”. So put the kids to work and let them make dessert for you!

Easy Coffee Chocolate Mousse

Rating: 51

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 2 hours

Total Time: 2 hours, 10 minutes

Yield: 12 servings

Serving Size: 1/2 cup

Calories per serving: 156

Fat per serving: 12.2 g

Easy Coffee Chocolate Mousse

You'll love the hint of coffee in each bite. It goes perfectly with the chocolate! There is a hint of sweetness but it's not super sweet with only 2 tablespoons of sugar in the entire recipe. If you like sweeter desserts I would recommend just adding more fresh fruit. We used strawberries and blackberries, but mandarin oranges, blueberries and many others would taste great too!

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup hot Community Coffee brewed
  • 10 oz Semi-Sweet Bakers Chocolate
  • 2 cups Heavy Cream
  • 4 Eggs, room temperature (whole eggs not just yolks)
  • 2 tbsp Sugar
  • optional toppings
  • 1 cup Heavy Cream
  • Fresh Fruit

Directions

  1. Whip the cream to form light peaks (around 3 minutes on medium high speed).
  2. While cream is whipping, brew your 1/4 cup of coffee. (Just drink the rest, no one wants to waste coffee).
  3. Set cream in refrigerator while you complete next steps.
  4. Whip 4 eggs and sugar together until thick and fluffy (around 10 minutes on medium high speed).
  5. Melt chocolate in the microwave. Cook for 30 seconds on high, stop and stir, then another 30 second stop and stir. If it needs more time cook for 10 seconds at a time after that. Work quickly once chocolate is melted.
  6. Stir hot coffee and melted chocolate together in a large mixing bowl (we melted chocolate in the mixing bowl).
  7. Quickly stir in the eggs and then fold in the whipped cream until all ingredients are combined.
  8. Spoon into cups and chill for 2 hours.
  9. Top with whipped cream and fresh fruit.

Notes

If you want, grab two graham cracker pie shell and turn it into two pies! You'll have enough for two pies with the filling and the whip cream topping.

How do you feel about chocolate for breakfast?  We may have eaten this morning… there is egg and coffee in it, so that makes it perfect right?!