Coconut Mousse Recipe

Coconut Mousse Recipe

How To Make Coconut Mousse

It’s easy to whip up this coconut mousse, especially if you’re craving a tropical-inspired sweet treat. Top it with your fave fruits for more sweetness.

Preparation: 10 minutes
Total: 10 minutes



  • ¼cupcold water
  • tbsppowdered gelatin
  • ¾cupcoconut milk,canned
  • ¾cupcream of coconut
  • pinch salt
  • cupsheavy whipping cream
  • 2tbspwhite sugar


  1. Pour the cold water into a small bowl. Sprinkle the gelatin into the cold water. Set aside, let sit for about 5 minutes.

  2. In a small saucepan heat the coconut milk, cream of coconut and pinch of salt. Heat until just warm, not bubbling.

  3. Add the gelatin to the warmed coconut milk and stir until all the gelatin is dissolved. Set aside and allow to cool to room temperature.

  4. In a medium size mixing bowl pour the heavy whipping cream and add the white sugar. Mix over medium speed until whipped cream is light and fluffy and soft peaks are forming.

  5. Carefully add the cooled coconut mixture to the whipped cream and stir until combined.

  6. Pour the mixture into small containers or jars. Seal and place in refrigerator. Allow to cool and set for at least 4 hours.

  7. Top with additional whipped cream and any other toppings desired. Pictured is chocolate, strawberries, and sugared lime zest (lime zest coated in white sugar).


  • Calories: 622.38kcal
  • Fat: 51.12g
  • Saturated Fat: 37.16g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 10.30g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 1.41g
  • Carbohydrates: 39.46g
  • Fiber: 0.11g
  • Sugar: 37.31g
  • Protein: 5.55g
  • Cholesterol: 122.27mg
  • Sodium: 212.49mg
  • Calcium: 69.88mg
  • Potassium: 216.79mg
  • Iron: 1.53mg
  • Vitamin A: 366.82µg
  • Vitamin C: 0.96mg
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