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German Chocolate Cheesecake Mousse
Prep Time
25 mins
Total Time
25 mins
 

Fluffy no-bake chocolate cheesecake mousse is layered with a buttery, gooey coconut pecan caramel, for a German chocolate experience you'll never forget!


Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Cheesecake, german chocolate, mousse
Servings: 6 servings
Calories: 847 kcal
Ingredients
For the Coconut Pecan Caramel layer
For the Chocolate Cheesecake layer
Optional garnishes
Instructions
To make the Coconut Pecan Caramel:
  1. Place the cream, brown sugar, butter, egg yolk, and salt in a small pot and cook over low heat, stirring, until bubbling and thickened (5 to 10 minutes).  Remove from the heat and stir in the coconut, pecans, and vanilla.  Cool completely before layering with Chocolate Cheesecake Mousse.
To make the Chocolate Cheesecake Mousse:
  1. Place the cream cheese, sugar, cocoa, and melted chocolate in a medium mixing bowl and whip on medium speed until smooth.  Scrape the bottom and sides of the bowl with a silicone spatula.  In a thin, slow stream, pour in the cold cream, while whipping on medium speed.  When all the cream has been added, scrape the bottom and sides of the bowl with a silicone spatula, then continue to whip on medium-high until the mixture holds soft peaks.
  2. Layer the half the mousse in the bottom 4 to 6 serving glasses, then top with half the Coconut Pecan Caramel.  Repeat, then garnish with whipped cream, chocolate syrup, and chopped pecans, if desired.
Nutrition Facts
German Chocolate Cheesecake Mousse
Amount Per Serving
Calories 847 Calories from Fat 612
% Daily Value*
Fat 68g105%
Saturated Fat 38g238%
Cholesterol 204mg68%
Sodium 285mg12%
Potassium 386mg11%
Carbohydrates 57g19%
Fiber 4g17%
Sugar 47g52%
Protein 7g14%
Vitamin A 1960IU39%
Vitamin C 0.3mg0%
Calcium 134mg13%
Iron 2.6mg14%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.