‘Are there any Nutella fans out there? Anyone who can sneak spoonfuls of the stuff at any time of the day? I hope so because you are the perfect candidate for this quick and easy dessert,’ says Jessica Holmes of Sweetest Menu and mastermind behind this delectable recipe.

‘Not only does it come together with just four ingredients but it’s egg free and gluten free too! This Chocolate Nutella Mousse is super creamy and boasts a rich chocolate flavour with a hint of hazelnuts. Serve with a dollop of whipped cream and fresh raspberries and you have a little piece of chocolate heaven!’DIY_Cook_20150526_01.jpg


20 minutes + refrigerating time


Ages 12+


3/4 cup cream cheese, room temperature | 1 tsp vanilla extract | 3/4 cup Nutella | 1 and 1/2 cups whipped cream | Whipped cream, dark chocolate curls and fresh raspberries to serve (optional)


  1. In a large mixing bowl, beat the cream cheese with an electric mixer until smooth. Add the vanilla and beat again.
  2. Add the Nutella and beat for 30 seconds or so, scraping down the sides occasionally, until the mixture is combined.
  3. Gently fold in the whipped cream with a spatula until the mixture is creamy and smooth.
  4. Pour the mousse into four serving dishes and pop into the fridge for at least 4-6 hours or overnight.


To serve, top with a teaspoon of whipped cream, fresh raspberries and sprinkle over a few chocolate curls.

Recipe + Images Jessica Holmes, Sweet Menu