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Peanut Butter Chocolate Mousse with Coconut Whipped Cream

This easy Peanut Butter Chocolate Mousse recipe is made with just 4 ingredients, then topped with homemade coconut whipped cream. It’s a decadent no-bake dessert is to die for!

Happy Tuesday!

I know I know. Normally you don’t get a delicious recipe from me on Tuesday, but today is a special occasion so it calls for drastic measures. AKA a post on a Tuesday, I’m a wild woman … watch out!

Christina Lane with Five Homemade Mini Eclairs on a Cake StandToday me a couple of my blogger friends are throwing a Virtual Baby Shower for our sweet friend Christina who blogs over at Dessert for Two! What is a virtual baby shower you ask? Well, it is us weirdo bloggers way of celebrating a friend in the virtual world because we live in all over the US and its too hard to actual get together. What does that mean for you?

You get lots of tasty recipes that are fit for a baby shower! (all the other recipes will be at the bottom of this post, so be sure to scroll down)

Ok, so let’s get back to the guest of honor! Christina Lane! This girl…

She is pretty stinking incredible! I had been following her for a while, not in the crazy stalker way, but in the wow-your-recipes-are-incredible-and-your-photography-is-stunning-kinda-way. I got the pleasure to meet her last year at a conference and was completely inspired! She was one of the speakers on a panel talking about Social Media Platforms. Some of her answers to questions just left me wanting to thank her afterwards. She was so real, vulnerable, and didn’t care what other people thought. She was just gonna be herself and thats that.

People are attracted to people who are confident. Who know who they are and walk in that. Who don’t try to be someone else or what other people want them to be and that is who Christina is. But even more than that her heart is so tender. She truly cares about people! Since the conference we have kept in touch.  I have been asking her questions about blogging and cookbook adventures and she has been so generous with insight and encouragement!

A Glass Filled with Chocolate Mousse and a Dollop of Coconut Whipped Cream

PS if you haven’t gotten her cookbook yet Dessert for Two. GET IT. Mouthwatering recipes included and all the recipes are made for two people! I have it and it is to die for!

Why I Love This Chocolate Mousse

So, todays recipe is in honor of Christina! One thing I know that girl likes is her sweets! Ok, I do too, any excuse for chocolate right! This 3 Ingredient Peanut Butter Chocolate Mousse is the easiest thing you will make in your life. It is incredibly rich and decadent – everything a girl wants in her dessert. Then its topped with Coconut Whipped Cream to balance off the rich chocolate flavor.

Peanut Butter Chocolate Mousse with Whipped Cream and Chocolate Shavings on Top

The crazy thing about this Mousse is it has no milk, cream, or eggs in it. It is literally made with just chocolate, PB2 (peanut butter powder), agave and water. I don’t consider water an ingredient because – its water! Its kinda like adding salt and pepper to something – not ingredients. The texture of this Peanut Butter Chocolate Mousse is what dreams are made of! Creamy, chocolate – almost pudding like!


A Spoon Full of Peanut Butter Chocolate Mousse

Don’t Skip the Coconut Whipped Cream

The part that takes some planning for this dish is the Coconut Whipped Cream – but its so worth it, it totally completes this dish! The can of coconut milk needs to be placed in the refrigerator the day before so that it is chilled and the cream separates from the water. Then all you do the next day is beat it with a hand mixer with some vanilla and honey/agave and your set. I actually like it better than regular whipped cream for the slight coconut taste!

Top this with some shaved chocolate or fresh fruit and call it a night!

So, this Mousse is what I’m bringing to Christina’s Shower be sure to check out the other incredible recipes! (and believe me, they ARE incredible)

Three Cups of Mousse Beside Two Metal Spoons

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Peanut Butter Chocolate Mousse with Coconut Whipped Cream

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  • Author: Krista
  • Prep Time: 8 hours
  • Cook Time: 14 minutes
  • Total Time: 8 hours 14 minutes
  • Yield: 4 1x
  • Category: Dessert
  • Method: No Bake
  • Cuisine: French


This easy Peanut Butter Chocolate Mousse recipe is made with just 4 ingredients, then topped with homemade coconut whipped cream.



Peanut Butter Chocolate Mousse:

  • 8 oz. bittersweet chocolate (I used 60% cacoa)
  • 3/4 cup of water
  • 2 tablespoons of PB2 (peanut butter powder)
  • 4 tablespoons of agave nectar

Coconut Whipped Cream:

  • 1 can of whole coconut milk
  • 1 tablespoon of agave nectar
  • 1 teaspoon of vanilla


For Coconut Whipped Cream:

  1. Place can of coconut milk in refrigerator overnight.
  2. The next day gently remove can from refrigerator so as not to mix the cream and milk.
  3. Gently scoop the cream portion out of the can and place in a cooled glass bowl.
  4. Add agave nectar and vanilla extract to coconut milk. Using a hand mixer, beat the milk on high until it has soft peaks. About 2-3 minutes.
  5. Place back in refrigerator.

For Peanut Butter Chocolate Mousse:

  1. Place a large mixing bowl on top of another small mixing bowl filled with ice water. (make sure that the bottom of the large bowl is touching the ice water)
  2. Put chocolate, water, agave nectar, and PB2 in a medium saucepan over medium high heat. Stir continually until chocolate is melted and smooth.
  3. Pour chocolate mixture into the large mixing bowl over bowl filled with ice water. Using a hand mixer, beat on high until chocolate mixture becomes thick. About 5-7 minutes.
  4. Pour the chocolate mousse into serving dishes (either 2 large ramekins or 4 small ramekins), place in refrigerator for 2 hours)
  5. Serve Peanut Butter Chocolate Mousse with Coconut Whipped Cream!


Coconut Whipped Cream Recipe from Tasty Yummies

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54 comments on “Peanut Butter Chocolate Mousse with Coconut Whipped Cream”

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    Chris @ Shared Appetite

    There’s not many things better than a good chocolate mousse! …well, that’s not true. You just made it better by adding in PB and only using a few ingredients! Awesome!!!

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    This is one of the kindest, most sincere posts I’ve ever read. You made me cry! Also, this mousse is going to change my life. You are a miracle worker!

    1. oh.. thanks girl! She is so easy to write about because she so real ya know! Oh course you do!!! She’s your bestie!

      And you need to try the mousse, its life changing!

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    Melanie @ Carmel Moments

    This looks amazing for sure! The best part is how simply dessert can be made. Love coconut whipped cream. YUM!

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    Ashlyn @ Belle of the Kitchen

    THREE ingredients?! I should be making this right now!! It looks so decadent; perfect for the mama of honor! 🙂

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    Lynn @ Order in the Kitchen

    Girl this mousse looks SO decadent OMG! I need this in my life ASAP! Enjoyed participating in the shower with you!! xo

    1. I know it was so fun! Can’t wait to head over to see what you made!

      And yes you do need this in your life! 🙂

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    Helen @ Scrummy Lane

    Love these kinds of recipes – they are perfect make-ahead desserts when you’re entertaining.
    Love that you’ve done this with pretty healthy ingredients, too. It looks no less delicious for it, as well!

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    Kacey @ The Cookie Writer

    I am loving this whole baby shower event! How amazing is it that our society has become so wonderful that we can plan events like this with people all over the internet? PS. the mousse looks to-die-for!

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    Phi @ The Sweetphi Blog

    These mousse cups sound amazing! Your post was so sweet, I too loved meeting Christina (and you girl!) at ChoppedCon, it was such a great experience, and it’s so nice to her being celebrated by all these delicious foods!

    1. I loved meeting you too Phi! You just beamed joy, everytime I was around you you just made me smile. Just a fun tender spirit! 🙂

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    Miranda @ Cookie Dough & Oven Mitt

    Oh my goodness. Peanut butter chocolate mousse! This is a pregnant ladies dream dessert. At least it would be mine!

  10. chocolate and peanut butter will always be one of my favorites – this mousse looks phenomenal!

    what a fun shower, so many great recipes! thanks for sharing.

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    Lauren @ Climbing Grier Mountain

    Friend, these are beautiful!! I would gladly take these off your hands. You are amazing!! And congrats to Christina!

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    Abby @ The Frosted Vegan

    Ahh this looks amazing! I feel the same way about Christina, she is caring and confident and rocks her craft like WHOA!

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    Krista! You win the award for making me cry 😉 Thank you SO much for the kind words. Seriously, thank you. They went right to my heart. I’m going to hold them there forever. You are so kind, and I’m so grateful I get to call you my friend. Chopped was worth it, just to meet your lovely face!

    Thank you so much for being YOU! And you totally owe me a cookbook update 😉

    PS Do you know what I think about almost daily? How you told me at Ali’s house that you only gained 12 pounds for your baby boy and craved salads. Every day when I reach for a date or dried fig instead of chocolate and candy, I think of you 🙂

    1. Oh.. thanks girl! And your welcome, you made such an impact on me that I just had to share! You are going to be the best mom ever!

      And yes, cookbook update is definitely in order! And um… can’t wait for your dinner for two cookbook to come out… eek!

      PS love that you think of me when you grab for those dates and figs – speaking of figs warm caramelized figs with melty vanilla ice cream sounds ah-mazing right now ! Pretty sure you need to go make that .. the baby needs it! hehe

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    Meg @ The Housewife in Training Files

    OMG girl this is what dreams are made of for sure! Peanut butter and coconut whip…my name all over it! And so excited I got to meet you at the same time of Christina….that conference was more than educational. I met some pretty ah-mazing women!

    1. haha… it sure it. My husband and I fought over who was going to have the last one. 🙂 hehe

      And you are so right, that conference was way more than a conference!

  15. These look wonderful! Your photos are beautiful! Just fyi – I’m getting a 400 error when I try to share through google+ and when I tried to share through twitter I got a messages stating “great scott, there may be something wrong with the cloud”. Anyway- these look awesome!

    1. Thanks so much Wendi!!

      hmmmm… thats strange. I just tried and didn’t have any issues. I wonder if its something with your browser?