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Blender Chocolate Mousse

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To celebrate Labor Day, I’m sharing a recipe for the easiest ever chocolate dessert: Blender Chocolate Mousse!

I made these for a labor free holiday, but this quick chocolate mouse will delight chocolate lovers any day of the year!

Blender Chocolate Mousse in parfait glasses on a white tray with whipped cream, raspberries and mint sprigs

Easy Blender Chocolate Mousse

On the holiday where we celebrate the hard work we’ve done all year long, the goal is to put your feet up, enjoy the summer breeze, but still indulge in a delicious meal. So why not a menu that’s a snap to throw together?

As I always think of dessert first, I wanted to treat my family to the speediest chocolate mousse EVER. One blender, four ingredients (plus boiling water) and some downtime in the fridge and you have the ultimate chocolate dessert.


Blender Chocolate Mousse lined up on a white ceramic tray

Quick and Easy Chocolate Mousse

Now this speedy mousse won’t be exactly like Julia’s Mousse au Chocolat, but with only 5 minutes of prep, it’s not too shabby. It’s imperative that you get the chocolate melted with the boiling water or your mousse won’t be creamy.

My fancy pants blender needed a quick scrape to ensure that the corners didn’t trap any unmelted bits. Plus, I’d recommend finding a pasteurized egg since like most classic mousse, the eggs will not be cooked.

And on your relaxing holiday weekend, the last thing you want is a food borne illness. The most difficult part of this recipe is allotting 2 hours for this blender chocolate mousse to chill before you dive in! Wishing you all a splendid, safe holiday weekend!!!

Blender Chocolate Mousse

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Blender Chocolate Mousse | The easiest chocolate mousse ever!!!

Blender Chocolate Mousse

An easy mousse recipe for when you’re short on time but need a chocolate fix! Adapted from Gourmantine.

  • Author: Liz Berg
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Total Time: 10 minutes
  • Yield: 3-4 servings 1x
  • Category: Dessert
  • Method: Mixing
  • Cuisine: American


  • 7 ounces semi-sweet chocolate, finely chopped
  • 1/4 cup boiling water
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 egg (pasteurized preferred)


  1. Place chocolate into your blender. Pour in the boiling water and blend for 30 seconds. Scrape down the sides quickly and blend for another 15 seconds.
  2. Add the remaining ingredients and blend to mix, about 15 seconds.
  3. Scrape down the sides and blend until smooth.
  4. Pour into serving glasses and chill for at least 2 hours.


Total time does not include the chilling time.


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34 comments on “Blender Chocolate Mousse”

  1. What a fab quick recipe. Chocolate mousse is never going to be turned down in our home. We don’t celebrate Labor Day here in the UK but we can still eat the mousse. Right??? Great post thanks Sammie.

  2. It looks sooo good. Chocolate mousse is a winner with me.

  3. I’m all for a labor-less day:@) Have a great weekend Liz-enjoy!

  4. I have never tried making chocolate mousse in a blender. So easy and the result was amazing!

  5. I’m all about pasteurized eggs. They are all I have in my house. This mousse is such a great dessert to be able to whip up at a moment’s notice.

  6. OMG how easy is this! I may be putting this on my date night menu tonight Liz!

  7. Chocolate mousse, for the win!! This looks insanely delish, Liz!

  8. These are so elegant and pretty, Liz! I’m tempted to make these when I’m entertaining next, but there’s no way I’m telling anyone how easy they are!!

  9. I love recipes like this one when I don’t want to spend the day in the kitchen. You’ve combined 3 of my favorite dessert ingredients: chocolate, whipped cream and raspberries.

  10. I’ve never tried making a mousse in a blender before, this looks too easy not to try!

  11. Who knew that a delicious chocolate mousse could be so simple and easy to make! Never mind all the whipping of egg whites, etc. I love this!

  12. Another easy yet delicious recipe and so pretty too. I love that it’s using only a blender, what a time saver.

  13. Rich and dreamy is right!

  14. Can’t get much easier than that and you know it is delicious because “That Skinny Chick can Bake!!!”

  15. I can’t believe how easy this mousse is to make! It looks so light and creamy. I can’t wait to try this! Pinning.

  16. What a dreamy mousse! Simply divine!

  17. Simply sinful & deliciously easy- yum!

  18. Wow, the only blender mousse I’ve had before was made with tofu – this looks great and less “difficult” for the family to understand!

  19. Seriously this is an amazing recipe, I love the fact that the blender does all the hard work in such a short time! Brilliant recipe 😀

  20. I have never heard of making mousse in a blender. Now I have to try this!!

  21. I can make this in my blender?! love this!!!

  22. Awesome dessert! I love anything creamy. 🙂

  23. Love chocolate mousse, but I’ve never seen a recipe this easy before. Can’t wait to try it!

  24. Looks delicious and simple and perfect for that easy chocolate fix. Yum!

  25. Who knew mousse could be this easy? What a beautiful, yet easy dessert!

  26. Liz, I have a blender coconut cream pie recipe, and thanks to you a decadent chocolate mousse recipe now! It looks divine! xo

  27. I love how you make this, such a great idea and the result looks delicious too.

  28. Ooh this is calling my name!Looks absolutely divine and easy enough for me to try :)Thanks Liz!

  29. oooh I love it! easiest mousse recipe ever!

  30. Lizzy,
    This sounds so easy. I have to try this. The best recipes are those that seem like they’re a lot of work but aren’t.

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