Chocolate and Manuka Honey Mousse recipe

by Manuka Honey Team January 31, 2024 2 min read

Chocolate & Manuka Honey Mousse Recipe

Valentine's Day, a celebration of love, is marked by the sweet allure of delicious foods to sweeten the day. There are some foods that are typically eaten on Valentine's Day and considered a popular treat.

One of these foods is honey, a symbol of sweetness, abundance, love and magic, sets the tone for affectionate indulgence. Using Manuka Honey adds that extra level of decadence with its unique properties supporting health and wellbeing.

Succulent strawberries, red and heart-shaped, embody love and desire, making them a classic choice for romantic occasions. Meanwhile, chocolate, synonymous with romance, captivates with its luxurious flavour.

The melding of chocolate and Manuka honey in a delightful chocolate mousse offers a decadent treat for lovers or singles alike.

Why not try this quick and easy yet decadent chocolate and Manuka Honey Mousse recipe:


  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 1/2 cup semisweet chocolate chips
  • 2 tablespoons Manuka Honey
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Optional toppings: whipped cream, chocolate shavings, strawberries


  1. In a small saucepan, heat the heavy cream over medium heat until it begins to simmer. Remove from heat.
  2. Add the chocolate chips to the hot cream and let it sit for a minute to soften.
  3. Stir the chocolate and cream together until the chocolate is completely melted and the mixture is smooth.
  4. Stir in the Manuka honey and vanilla extract until well combined.
  5. Transfer the mixture to a bowl and let it cool to room temperature.
  6. Once cooled, cover the bowl and refrigerate for at least 2 hours, or until the mousse is set.
  7. Once chilled, use a hand mixer or stand mixer to whip the mousse until light and fluffy.
  8. Divide the mousse into serving dishes and garnish with whipped cream, chocolate shavings, or berries if desired.
  9. Serve immediately and enjoy your homemade chocolate mousse with honey!

This recipe yields a creamy and indulgent chocolate mousse infused with the delightful sweetness of honey, perfect for a quick and satisfying dessert on Valentine's Day or any special occasion.