How to make the best chocolate mousse with cheesecake

Best Chocolate Cheesecake Mousse

This chocolate cheesecake mousse is the best of both a cheesecake and chocolate mousse in one dessert. In addition, it comes with a cookie crumb that you won't want to miss. The chocolate mousse is a simple and easy recipe with cream cheese added to it. And it takes no more than 10 minutes to prepare. Hence, it's a perfect dessert for Valentine's Day or entertaining guests any time of the year. 
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Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: 5 minutes, cheesecake, chocolate, mousse, valentine
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Chilling Time: 3 hours
Total Time: 5 minutes
Servings: 6 servings
Calories: 457kcal
Author: Veena Azmanov


For the mousse

  • 150 grams Bittersweet chocolate 60% cocoa or more
  • 250 ml Whipping cream
  • 60 grams Powdered sugar
  • 2 tbsp Cornstarch
  • 200 grams Cream cheese 
  • 3 tsp Vanilla extract
  • 1/4 tsp Salt

For the cookie crumbs

  • 100 grams Cookie crumbs or digestive biscuits 10 cookies


For the mousse

  • Melt chocolate in the microwave or double boiler - set aside to cool.
  • Whip the cream with powdered sugar, salt, and cornstarch until soft peaks.
  • Add cream cheese followed by vanilla extract.
  • Combine the melted chocolate with the whipped cream mixture.
  • Pour into individual serving glasses.
  • Chill for an hour to set.

For the cookie crumbs

  • Crush the cookies in a ziplock bag or food processor.
  • Pile about 2 to 3 tablespoons on the top of each mousse.
  • Chill further for at least 2 hours or until ready to serve.


Calories: 457kcal | Carbohydrates: 28g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 36g | Saturated Fat: 21g | Cholesterol: 95mg | Sodium: 222mg | Potassium: 219mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 20g | Vitamin A: 1075IU | Vitamin C: 0.2mg | Calcium: 75mg | Iron: 1.7mg