Coffee mousse is a decadent and creamy dessert that is perfect for coffee lovers. It is made by combining strong brewed coffee, sugar, and gelatin with whipped cream to create a light and airy mousse with a rich coffee flavor.
To make coffee mousse, start by brewing a strong cup of coffee and allowing it to cool. In a separate bowl, dissolve gelatin in a small amount of hot water and let it bloom for a few minutes. Then, combine the dissolved gelatin with the cooled coffee and stir until well combined.
In another bowl, whip chilled heavy cream until soft peaks form. Gradually add sugar to the whipped cream and continue whipping until stiff peaks form. Gently fold the whipped cream into the coffee mixture, ensuring it is well incorporated but being careful not to overmix and deflate the mixture.
Once the coffee mousse mixture is well combined, it can be poured into individual serving glasses or a large serving dish. Refrigerate the mousse for a few hours, or until it has set and become firm.
Before serving, you can garnish the coffee mousse with a sprinkle of cocoa powder or chocolate shavings for added flavor and visual appeal. The mousse should have a light and airy texture with a rich coffee taste that is both refreshing and indulgent.
Coffee mousse is a delightful dessert that can be enjoyed on its own or paired with other desserts such as chocolate cake or ladyfingers. It is a perfect ending to a meal or a sweet treat to enjoy any time of the day for coffee enthusiasts.