An Easy and delicious Nutella Mousse made with just 3 ingredients. Nutella combined with light whipped cream and coffee makes this mousse a quick, easy, and delicious dessert which is a treat in itself.
This ultimate no-bake 5 minutes ‘Nutella Mousse’ is vegetarian, gluten-free, and egg-free. Yes, it comes together in 5 minutes. This means the only time taking thing here would be whipping the cream, so for me, it took 3 minutes to whip the cream and Nutella. The whole thing practically needed 5 minutes of my effective time.
This mousse has NO EGGS, NO GELATIN and you still get that light and creamy, mousse-like texture.
You can make this simple, and no-bake chocolate dessert in advance for parties and get-togethers. Not to mention this would definitely make a perfect light treat for a weekend movie or game night.
So are you ready to give this a try?
On this page you will get a step-by-step picture recipe and video tutorial on how to make Nutella Mousse.
What is Nutella Mousse?
Nutella Mousse is a light yet rich and creamy French-style dessert which is made with Nutella, whipped cream, and some instant coffee powder.
What are the features of Nutella Mousse?
This Nutella Mousse:
✔︎ is a delight for Nutella and chocolate lovers
✔︎ is ready in under 5 minutes
✔︎ makes quick and simple mousse
✔︎ can be made ahead of time
✔︎ is vegetarian and gluten-free
✔︎ can also be made vegan
✔︎ is made with 3 ingredients
✔︎ is no-fuss and egg-free
✔︎ satisfies serious dessert cravings within minutes
✔︎ makes an impressive dessert for get-togethers
What types of toppings can be added to Nutella Mousse?
This Nutella Mousse can be topped with almost any of your favorite dessert toppings. You can just mix and match things you like. Below are some toppings I like to add:
Chocolate (chopped, shavings, or curls)
What are the ingredients needed for Nutella Mousse?
This Nutella mousse is made with 3 simple ingredients. They are:
Instant coffee powder
How to make this Nutella Mousse vegan?
This recipe uses dairy whipping cream. To make this Nutella Mousse vegan, you can use , or swap whipped cream with dairy-free whipped cream like soy or coconut. And swap Nutella with vegan hazelnut spread.
How long does this Nutella Mousse keep?
Nutella mousse stays fresh for up to 2-3 days when kept covered in a refrigerator.
Can I freeze Nutella Mousse?
Yes, you can freeze Nutella mousse for up to 2 months when stored in freezer-safe serving dishes. When you want to enjoy it, simply thaw it overnight in the refrigerator. Or, you can also serve it as a Nutella Mousse .
Can I make Nutella Mousse in advance?
Yes, you certainly can make this Nutella mousse ahead of time.
What are the tips, tricks, and variations to make Nutella mousse?
Tip 1. You really don’t need anything to top this mousse. But to fancy things up, I added a dollop of whipped cream topping. However, that is absolutely optional.
Tip 2. I have added the instant coffee powder to this Nutella mousse. This addition of coffee to the takes it to the next level. It brightens the chocolate flavor. If you are not a fan of coffee, then feel free to omit it from the recipe.
Tip 3. If you want just a hint of coffee then add only 1/4 teaspoon of instant coffee powder to this mousse.
Tip 4. I have whipped the Nutella and coffee with whipping cream. But you can also use a silicone spatula to fold it.
Tip 5. You can directly pour/scoop the mousse into serving dishes or you can also use a piping bag to pipe.
Tip 6. This mousse has no egg or gelatin in it. So to make it set correctly, you will have to whip the cream until stiff peaks form.
Tip 7. Refrigerate this Nutella Mousse for at least for 4 hours. You can also leave it overnight to set.
Tip 8. If you want to speed up the setting process, then cover the glasses with some cling wrap and freeze mousse for 1-2 hours.
Tip 10. You can store Nutella Mousse in the fridge, covered with plastic wrap for up to 2-3 days.
Tip 11. Feel free to use any of your preferred toppings.
Tip 12. Make sure to serve it chilled because you only get intensified Nutella flavors in the chilled Nutella mousse.
Tip 13. This Nutella Mousse recipe can easily be doubled or tripled.
3-Ingredient Nutella Mousse (Step-by-step photo instructions)
How to make Nutella Mousse:
- Pour heavy whipping cream into the bowl of a stand mixer or a large mixing bowl.
- Using a hand mixer or the whisk attachment on a stand mixer, whip the heavy whipping cream until stiff peaks are formed.
- Now scoop the nutella and instant coffee powder into the same bowl.
- Whip until until evenly incorporated. You can also fold them together using a rubber spatula.
- Spoon the mousse into 3 large or 6 small serving glasses/dishes, or use a piping bag.
- Chill in the refrigerate at least 3-4 hours or overnight. You can also freeze this mousse for about 1 hour.
- To serve, top with a teaspoon of whipped cream, chocolate sprinkles/ shavings or chopped white chocolate. You can also dust them with unsweetened cocoa powder.
- Serve chilled or store for up to 3 days.