Peanut Butter Mousse

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recipe by Jessica Entzel

  • Time icon
    Total Time
    6hrs 15mins
  • Serves icon
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based on 2 ratings

This recipe is wonderful as a layer in a cake or piped into a small jar with a bit of chocolate ganache on top. Perfectly salty, sweet and decadent!

recipe updated Feb 21, 2020


  • Silver leaf gelatin sheet icon
    Silver leaf gelatin sheet
    2 (about 5 g)
  • Powdered sugar icon
    Powdered sugar
    ¼ cup (about 30.6 g)
  • Heavy cream icon
    Heavy cream
    1 ½ cups (about 360 g)
  • Salt icon
    1 tsp (about 6 g)
  • Peanut butter icon
    Peanut butter
    300 g (about 1 ¼ cups)


  • kCook icon Stand mixer
  • kCook icon Wooden spoon
  • kCook icon Panasonic 2-in-1 Microwave Oven
  • kCook icon Stand mixer bowl
  • kCook icon Medium bowl
  • kCook icon Glass measuring cup

Step preview

  1. Fill a clean medium bowl with ice water
  2. Add silver leaf gelatin sheet to the medium bowl then set aside
  3. Add powdered sugar and heavy cream to a clean stand mixer bowl
  4. Beat until soft peaks form then set aside - 3 min 30 sec, medium speed
  5. Add heavy cream and salt to a clean glass measuring cup
  6. Heat until just boiling
  7. Transfer gelatin to glass measuring cup
  8. Stir until dissolved
  9. Add peanut butter to the glass measuring cup
  10. Stir until well combined
  11. Fold one quarter of cream into glass measuring cup
  12. Combine carefully until creamy
  13. Chill in fridge until set - approx 6 hr
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