Chocolate Mousse Pie


If you like chocolate mousse, you'll love this pie! For an extra-decadent treat, try using a chocolate wafer crust in this recipe.

Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
20 mins
Additional Time:
1 day 30 mins
Total Time:
1 day 1 hr 10 mins
1 9-inch pie


  • 1 (9 inch) pie shell, baked

  • 1 cup semisweet chocolate chips

  • ¼ cup white sugar

  • 4 tablespoons water

  • 1 teaspoon unflavored gelatin

  • 1 tablespoon instant coffee powder

  • 3 eggs

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

  • ½ cup heavy whipping cream

  • 2 tablespoons white sugar

  • 2 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder

  • 2 tablespoons confectioners' sugar

  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream

  • ½ teaspoon almond extract

  • ½ teaspoon vanilla extract


  1. Sprinkle the gelatin on top of 2 tablespoons water; set aside. Separate the eggs. Lightly beat the egg yolks.

  2. In a small saucepan, heat chocolate, 1/4 cup sugar, 2 tablespoons water, and coffee; stir constantly until melted. Add softened gelatin to the saucepan, and heat until completely dissolved. Remove pan from heat, and gradually pour chocolate mixture into beaten egg yolks, whisking constantly. Return the custard to the pan. Cook over medium-low heat, stirring constantly, until mixture thickens slightly. Remove from heat, and stir in 1 teaspoon vanilla. Transfer to a bowl and allow to cool to room temperature.

  3. When chocolate mixture has cooled, beat egg whites to soft peaks. Gradually add 2 tablespoons sugar, and beat until stiff but not dry. Fold whipped egg whites into chocolate mixture. Whip 1/2 cup cream until stiff, and fold into chocolate mixture. Spoon into pie crust and refrigerate.

  4. To Make Topping: Add cocoa and confectioners' sugar to 1 cup whipping cream. Chill mixture 30 minutes, then whip until stiff. Stir in almond extract and 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract. Top the pie with this chocolate whipped cream. Chill pie several hours or overnight until set. Filling with be a little soft.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

452 Calories
33g Fat
38g Carbs
6g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 452
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 33g 42%
Saturated Fat 17g 83%
Cholesterol 131mg 44%
Sodium 169mg 7%
Total Carbohydrate 38g 14%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Total Sugars 23g
Protein 6g
Vitamin C 0mg 2%
Calcium 51mg 4%
Iron 2mg 11%
Potassium 184mg 4%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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