Incredible 5-Ingredient Chocolate Mascarpone Mousse

Incredible 5-Ingredient Chocolate Mascarpone Mousse

Apr 26, 2023Laura Smyth

This delectable 5-Ingredient Chocolate Mascarpone Mousse is the dessert I can’t stop making. It’s a show stopping dessert to wow your guests. It's a favourite among my kids and they ask for it most weeks. You can leave off the berry coulis buy personally I love the contrasting flavours.

  • 200g mascarpone cheese
  • 1/2 cup whipped cream
  • 1 tsp. vanilla essence 
  • Pinch of sea salt
  • OPTIONAL- 1 tsp coffee granuales (add in with melted chocolate chips)
  • OPTIONAL- If you are using bitter chocolate you may want to add a few tablespoons of sweetener, I do not though





  • Melt chocolate chips in microwave. It takes about 1-2 mins, or on a double boilrer
  • Keep on stirring chocolate on regular intervals. Cool melted chocolate at room temperature.
  • Whip cream to medium soft peaks. Refrigerate till further use.
  • In a mixing bowl, add mascarpone and vanilla essence. Add melted chocolate and mix it thoroughly. Do not whip at high speed.
  • Fold in cheese and chocolate mixture with whipped cream using  light hands using a silicone spatula.
  • Serve in shot glasses/ small jars, topped with berry coulis and a little whipped cream and grated chocolate
  • Refrigerate till the time of serving.


5 minute berry couli

Pop whatever frozen berries you have into a small saucepan with 1 tbsp allulose and a tsp lemon juice

allow to defrost and thicken (takes about 10-15 mins (depending on what berries you are using)

Store in fridge and top on mousse when ready to serve 

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