The perfect spoon dessert for summer, but delicious all year round too. The ideal treat for those who want to spoil themselves with a tasty snack or seek an exquisite end to an excellent meal. We’re talking about coffee mousse: we’ve prepared three recipes for you to try, to make three different versions of this espresso flavoured dessert, each one even more irresistible than the others. Got your spoon ready?
Coffee mousse cake
As easy as pie to make, and truly delicious: coffee mousse cake is an excellent idea for cooling you down on those torrid summer days and for making an excellent impression on your guests. Get ready to pass this recipe around, it will dazzle them so much that they’ll want to make it themselves!
Ingredients for coffee mousse cake
- 500 gr fresh cream
- 300 gr mascarpone.
- 200 gr digestive biscuits.
- 150 gr icing sugar.
- 100 gr butter.
- 50 gr chopped hazelnuts.
- 3 small cups of espresso. For this recipe, we suggest you use a full-bodied, creamy coffee like our Classic blend, perfect for adding a touch of personality to the mousse cake.
- 2 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa.
- 1 tablespoon sugar.
How to make coffee mousse cake
- Crumble the biscuits and add the sugar.
- Add the cocoa and stir the mixture well with a hand whisk. Add the butter and continue stirring.
- Line a cake tin with greaseproof paper and pour in the mixture. Try to create a smooth, even base, pressing it down with a tablespoon. Leave to rest in the fridge for 15 minutes.
- When the mixture is in the fridge, put the mascarpone into a bowl and add three small cups of espresso coffee make with the moka pot, whisking slightly until smooth and lump-free.
- Put the fresh cream into another bowl and whip using an electric whisk.
- Gradually add all the icing sugar and continue mixing until the cream is smooth and thick, then stir in the mascarpone cream and pour the combined mixture over the biscuit base.
- Spread the cream out evenly and sprinkle with chopped hazelnuts on the top. Leave the coffee mousse cake to rest in the fridge for at least 5 hours, after which you can serve this delicious dessert.
Coffee mousse without eggs and mascarpone
Just three ingredients for a light version of coffee mousse that is easy to prepare, even at the last minute: coffee mousse without eggs and mascarpone, a fresh dessert that you can also use to fill your cakes.
Ingredients for coffee mousse without eggs and mascarpone
- 500 ml fresh cream.
- 170 ml condensed milk.
- 2 small cups of espresso. If you have any leftover coffee that you’ve put aside, you can use that.
How to make coffee mousse without eggs and mascarpone
- Pour the cream into a bowl and begin whipping.
- In another bowl, add the condensed milk and coffee then mix everything together with the cream.
- Stir the mixture by mixing from the bottom upwards to prevent the cream from liquefying.
- When the cream is smooth and even, cover the dessert with clingfilm and place in the fridge for at least 4 hours. The coffee mousse without eggs and mascarpone will then be ready to serve and enjoy.
Light coffee mousse without cream
There is also an alternative that is even lighter than the previous recipe, designed especially for those who want to ensure a bikini bod and are therefore watching what they eat. It’s the light coffee mousse without cream, a very easy and quick to make after-dinner treat, with very few calories.
Ingredients for light coffee mousse without cream
- 300 gr plain yoghurt.
- 2 ice cubes.
- 1 small cup of cold coffee. To make this recipe, we recommend you use 100% Arabica coffee for the moka pot, a blend made from the finest qualities of Arabica, with a sweet, delicate taste. And it’s also an award-winner: our 100% Arabica recently took home the gold medal in a prestigious international competition.
- Sweetener or honey.
How to make light coffee mousse without cream
- Place all the ingredients into a blender and turn it on.
- Continue blending until the mixture is thick and creamy.
- Your light coffee mousse is ready, and we recommend serving it immediately so that it stays nice and thick.
Which of these recipes tantalises you the most? Try them all and if they whet your appetite for espresso flavoured desserts, you can also learn how to make coffee Bundt cake using a simple recipe, ideal for a tasty breakfast full of energy.