Pumpkin White Chocolate Mousse

  • Author: Heather L McCurdy
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 15 minutes
  • Total Time: 25 minutes
  • Yield: 6 servings 1x


Rich pumpkin and creamy smooth white chocolate blend together for a beautiful light white chocolate pumpkin mousse.



  • 4 oz. white chocolate + 2 oz. white chocolate (optional)
  • 1 can (15 oz.) or 1 and 1/2 cups homemade pumpkin puree
  • 1/8 cup raw or brown sugar
  • 1 tsp. ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp. ground ginger
  • 1/4 tsp. ground cloves
  • 1/8 tsp. nutmeg
  • 1 cup heavy cream


  1. Melt 4 ounces white chocolate in medium-sized saucepan over medium heat. Once melted, fold in pumpkin puree, sugar, and spices. Heat until pumpkin is completed heated through*.
  2. Put in another bowl to cool 10 minutes. After 10 minutes, whip cream until stiff peaks form.
  3. Fold in approximately 1/4 the whipped cream, folding in until white is mostly gone. Repeat until all whipped cream has been folded in.
  4. Remaining 2 ounces of white chocolate can be melted just before serving and drizzled over individual servings.
  5. Chill for 1 hour or longer.


  • Food safety recommendation is to heat to 165°F.
  • Serve alone or in pre-baked tarts.
  • Category: Dessert


  • Serving Size: 1/2 cup

Keywords: pumpkin, white chocolate, mousse, pumpkin mousse