Salted Caramel Mousse Easter Egg Cups | 3 Ingredients

These 3 ingredient Salted Caramel Mousse Easter Egg Cups take just 10 minutes to make and make the cutest little Easter dessert!!

A half eaten chocolate hollow easter egg filled with caramel mousse and extra filled eggs in the background.

Do you know what I absolutely love??? A super cute dessert! And these Salted Caramel Mousse Easter Egg Cups are exactly that. Oh and it also helps that they’re easy and need hardly any ingredients. Whoop whoop!!

 Caramel mousse inside chocolate Easter eggs.

How to make caramel mousse filled Easter eggs

All is takes to make these little bites of chocolate/caramel heaven is a couple of simple steps!

  1. Start by whipping the cream and stir the salted caramel sauce gently through.
  2. Using a sharp knife, remove the top section of the hollow easter eggs and place into an egg carton. 
  3. Divide the mousse between the chocolate easter eggs.
  4. Sprinkle with gold edible glitter (optional).
  5. Refrigerate until needed. 

An egg carton filled with chocolate easter eggs and caramel mousse.

How to cut easter eggs without them cracking

One little trick when you’re making these Salted Caramel Mousse Easter Egg Cups is to ensure that your chocolate hollow eggs are at room temperature before cutting the tops off. This makes it easy to slice them without cracking the eggs (too much!).

Salted caramel mousse in hollow easter eggs sitting in an egg carton.

The famous 2 ingredient caramel mousse recipe

Making caramel mousse has never been easier!

All you need is two ingredients:

  • whipping cream
  • salted caramel sauce

To keep the texture of the caramel mousse lovely and light, stir the salted caramel sauce through a small portion (about 3-4 tbs) of the whipped cream mixture, and then fold it through the remaining whipped cream. 

An egg cup with a chocolate easter egg filled with mousse.

Homemade salted caramel sauce vs store-bought caramel sauce

Look, I love a homemade salted caramel sauce as much as anyone (and this is a good recipe if you want to make your own!). BUT! When it comes to this recipe, there is literally no difference to the final taste between a homemade and a store-bought salted caramel sauce. So if you feel like making your own, go for it! But if you’re happy to ‘cheat’ with a store-bought version, then that’s perfect too!

 

And that’s it!!! Super quick Salted Caramel Mousse Easter Egg Cups that are sure to be a hit this Easter!

 

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These 3 ingredient Salted Caramel Mousse Easter Egg Cups take just 10 minutes to make and make the cutest little Easter dessert!!

Salted Caramel Mousse Easter Egg Cups

These 3 ingredient Salted Caramel Mousse Easter Egg Cups take just 10 minutes to make and make the cutest little Easter dessert!!
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Course: Dessert, Easter
Cuisine: dessert, Easter
Keyword: mousse filled easter eggs
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes
Servings: 12 serves
Calories: 172kcal
Author: Lucy Mathieson

Ingredients

  • 12 hollow chocolate Easter eggs (see note)
  • 500 ml thickened cream (for whipping)
  • 1/2 cup salted caramel sauce (see note)
  • gold edible glitter (for decoration), optional

Instructions

  • Carefully cut the tops off the hollow chocolate eggs and place the eggs into an empty egg container. 
  • Beat thickened cream until soft peaks have formed (if using a Thermomix, beat on Speed 3 until soft peaks form).
  • Take 3-4 tablespoons of the whipped cream and place into a seperate bowl with the salted caramel sauce. Mix together well. 
  • Fold the salted caramel whipped cream through the remaining whipped cream until just combined. 
  • Use a teaspoon to divide the mousse mixture between the hollow Easter egg cups. 
  • Top with edible gold glitter (optional) for decoration. 
  • Chill in the fridge for 4-6 hours or overnight. 

Notes

Ensure that your chocolate hollow eggs are at room temperature before cutting the tops off. This makes it easy to slice them without cracking the eggs. 
 
You can use a store-bought salted caramel sauce or make your own (I used a bought one from Coles for this recipe). 
Nutrition Facts
Salted Caramel Mousse Easter Egg Cups
Amount Per Serving
Calories 172 Calories from Fat 135
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 15g 23%
Saturated Fat 9g 45%
Cholesterol 57mg 19%
Sodium 49mg 2%
Potassium 39mg 1%
Total Carbohydrates 7g 2%
Dietary Fiber 0g 0%
Sugars 0g
Protein 1g 2%
Vitamin A 12.4%
Vitamin C 0.3%
Calcium 3.4%
Iron 0.1%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

An egg carton filled with easter eggs and a bottle of caramel sauce in the background.

A caramel mousse filled easter egg sitting in an egg cup with more chocolate eggs in the background.

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Yummy Yummy ..delicious recipes….thank you for sharing

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Wow!! superb caramel mouse egg