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Vanilla Coffee Mousse Spoon Dessert

Vanilla Coffee Mousse Spoon Dessert

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Prep Time 15 mins
Additional Time 1 hr
Total Time 1 hr 15 mins
Course Creams and Pastes
Cuisine Italian


  • 5 egg yolks
  • 500 ml whipping cream 450 ml+50 ml (2 cups= 16 fl oz + 2 fl oz)
  • 175 ml espresso coffee ½ cup
  • 200 g sugar 100 g + 100 g (7 oz =3.5 oz +3.5 oz)
  • 1 scraped vanilla bean
  • 4 g gelatin sheets 0.14 oz


  • Soak the gelatin sheets in a small bowl with cold water.
  • Then, with an electric whisk, whip the egg yolks with 100g (3.5 oz) of sugar for about 6-8 minutes until it becomes light and frothy cream.
  • Then add the 1/2 cup of coffee (175 ml), the vanilla seeds, and the gelatin, that you squeezed and melted in a saucepan with 50 ml (2fl oz) of cream.
  • In a bowl, whip the 450 ml (16 fl oz) of cream with 100g (3.5 oz) of sugar.
  • Add the whipped cream to the coffee cream, mix it well from top to bottom making sure not to disassemble the whipped cream.
  • At this point our mousse is ready.
  • Spoon it into lovely custard cups and cover them with transparent paper.
  • Let them rest in the fridge for at least 1 hour.
  • Before serving, you can garnish the mousse with chocolate chips or powdered cocoa.


Keyword coffee mousse, cream, dessert
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