Indulge in Chocolate Rum Espresso Whipped Cream Recipe

Dear coffee and chocolate lovers,

Allow me to treat your taste buds to an exquisite delicacy that is bound to leave you craving for more. As a barista with years of experience, I have perfected the art of creating delicious and unique beverages, and I am excited to introduce my latest creation – the Chocolate Rum Espresso Whipped Cream.

What sets this recipe apart from others is the combination of chocolate and coffee flavors, infused with a touch of rum. The richness of the cocoa powder in this recipe is balanced out by the smoothness of the espresso powder, simply tantalizing to your senses.

Whether you’re looking for an after-dinner treat or a midday indulgence, this recipe is perfect for any occasion. Unleash your creativity and pair it with some irresistible Tiramasu or Krispy Kreme Bread Pudding, and compliment your meal like never before.

I guarantee that the aroma of the strong coffee and dark rum combined will have your taste buds yearning for a second helping. Perfect as a dessert topping, ice cream accompaniment, or even just on its own; this recipe is an utterly irresistible indulgence that every coffee fan must try.

So what are you waiting for? Grab your apron, churn up that heavy cream and let’s get started on making the ultimate concoction of chocolate, rum and espresso.


Your Barista

Why You’ll Love This Recipe

Chocolate Rum Espresso Whipped Cream
Chocolate Rum Espresso Whipped Cream

Dear coffee lovers,

Are you always on the lookout for a new and exciting coffee recipe to try? If so, I highly recommend this Chocolate Rum Espresso Whipped Cream Recipe. Trust me, you don’t want to miss out on this sweet, rich and indulgent experience.

With its perfect balance of chocolate and rum flavors, coupled with strong espresso notes, this recipe offers you the best of all worlds. It is the ultimate treat for those mornings when you need an extra boost or those evenings when you want something sweet and satisfying.

One of the best things about this recipe is how versatile it is. Whether you are in the mood for something warm and comforting like hot chocolate or Viennese coffee, or something more decadent like a chocolate mousse or cocktail, this whipped cream recipe is your go-to.

Plus, this recipe is perfect for sharing with friends and family during gatherings or special occasions. Imagine serving irresistible tiramisu, krispy kreme bread pudding or rum affogato decorated with whipped cream chocolate that you made from scratch. Your guests won’t be able to resist!

In addition to being delicious, this recipe is also easy to make. With just a few simple ingredients like heavy cream, instant espresso powder, cocoa powder and dark rum, you can whip up a batch in no time.

Are you on a keto or low-carb diet? No worries! This recipe is easily adaptable to cater to your dietary needs too. Simply skip the sugar and substitute your preferred sweetener instead.

So what are you waiting for? Why settle for plain old whipped cream when you can elevate your coffee game with this delectable Chocolate Rum Espresso Whipped Cream Recipe? Trust me; it’s a game-changer!

Ingredient List

 Satisfy your cravings with this decadent Chocolate Rum Espresso Whipped Cream!
Satisfy your cravings with this decadent Chocolate Rum Espresso Whipped Cream!

Here’s what you need for the Chocolate Rum Espresso Whipped Cream recipe:

For the Espresso Rum Mixture

  • 1 cup strong coffee, cold
  • 1 ounce dark rum
  • 1 tablespoon instant espresso powder

For the Whipped Cream

  • 2 teaspoons rum extract
  • 2 tablespoons confectioners sugar
  • 3 tablespoons vanilla sugar
  • 1 1/2 cups heavy cream, chilled

For the Chocolate Espresso Topping (Optional)

  • 1/4 cup cocoa powder
  • 8 tablespoons heavy cream, chilled

Gather all these ingredients and let’s make our delicious Chocolate Rum Espresso Whipped Cream!

The Recipe How-To

 Take your coffee game up a notch with this delicious recipe.
Take your coffee game up a notch with this delicious recipe.

Step 1: Prepare the Ingredients

Begin by gathering all the recipe ingredients required for making Chocolate Rum Espresso Whipped Cream. You will need instant espresso powder, cocoa powder, dark rum, strong coffee, whipped cream, and more.

Once you have gathered all the ingredients, place a metal mixing bowl and whisk attachment in the freezer to chill while you prepare the rest of the ingredients.

Step 2: Combine the Ingredients

In a mixing bowl, add 1 cup chilled whipping cream, 3 tablespoons of instant espresso powder, 2 tablespoons of confectioners sugar, 2 teaspoons of rum extract, and 1 ounce of dark rum.

Next, add one tablespoon of strong coffee and whisk until stiff peaks start to form. Be careful not to over-whip or you will end up with butter-like consistency instead of whipped cream.

Step 3: Add Chocolate-covered Coffee Beans

As a finishing touch, garnish your whipped cream with some finely chopped chocolate-covered coffee beans. These add a nice texture while complementing the bold coffee flavors in this recipe.

Now, your espresso whipped cream is ready to serve!

You can use it as a topping for hot cocoa, espresso chocolate mousse or decorate whipped cream for keto or low-carb snow cone. This is also great on top of Krispy Kreme bread pudding or an irresistible tiramisu.

Enjoy your delicious Chocolate Rum Espresso Whipped Cream!

Substitutions and Variations

 Make your mornings sweeter with a dollop of this heavenly whipped cream.
Make your mornings sweeter with a dollop of this heavenly whipped cream.

My dearest reader, the beauty of coffee is its versatility. Allow me to suggest a few substitutions and variations to this decadent Chocolate Rum Espresso Whipped Cream Recipe, which can be customized according to your preferences or dietary restrictions.

For a keto or low-carb option, you may substitute heavy cream with coconut cream or almond milk. And for those who long for a non-alcoholic version, simply omit the rum from the recipe.

If you want to introduce a different type of chocolate flavor, I recommend white chocolate. And for those who seek an even stronger espresso taste, replace instant espresso with freshly brewed espresso shots.

This Chocolate Rum Espresso Whipped Cream Recipe is not contained to being simply paired with coffee drinks, it can also be used as a topping on various desserts such as ice cream, cake and even hot cocoa. Speaking of sweets, if you have any leftover whipped cream you could use it to make a luscious chocolate mousse recipe or top off cupcakes with delectable chocolate frosting.

Now, my imagination has been sparked, let me indulge in some brainstorming – perhaps this whipped cream would perfectly garnish a Viennese Coffee or an Espresso Martini. For an icy treat, drizzle over snow cones, irresistible tiramisu or even a Krispy Kreme Bread Pudding. The possibilities are endless!

I trust that now you feel empowered to make this recipe your own and let creativity flourish in your culinary pursuits.

Serving and Pairing

 Chocolate and coffee lovers unite! This recipe is made just for you.
Chocolate and coffee lovers unite! This recipe is made just for you.

Now that you’ve whipped up a fluffy, delicious chocolate rum espresso whipped cream, it’s time to savor it! This velvety topping is extremely versatile and can be paired with many different desserts and drinks.

One classic way to enjoy this creamy treat is to spoon it over a steaming hot cup of coffee or espresso for an indulgent mocha experience. If you prefer something colder during the summer months, add a dollop of the whipped cream on top of your favorite iced coffee or frappuccino.

For those who love their sweets, chocolate-covered coffee beans or shaved chocolate make an excellent garnish for any dish featuring the espresso whipped cream. Try layering it between two layers of cake or adding it as a topping on cupcakes, brownies, or even on Krispy Kreme bread pudding. This whipped cream can also be used as frosting on cakes or as a dip for fresh fruit.

Besides being heavenly in desserts, the chocolate rum espresso whipped cream pairs well with warm alcoholic drinks such as Irish Coffee and Rum Chata. For a non-alcoholic option that still packs a punch, try adding the cream to hot cocoa or steamy chai tea.

We suggest serving this rich indulgence sparingly at first since it’s very intense in flavor due to the rum extract and cocoa powder. However, once you become addicted to its taste, you may find yourself adding it to every dessert you eat! Get creative and experiment with different desserts and drinks to see what indulgences suit your taste buds best.

Make-Ahead, Storing and Reheating

 Whip up a storm and elevate your dessert game with this treat.
Whip up a storm and elevate your dessert game with this treat.

I understand that busy mornings may not always allow extra time to whip up fresh whipped cream. However, fear not, for the Chocolate Rum Espresso Whipped Cream can be made ahead of time and stored in the refrigerator until needed. The recipe can be easily modified for larger batches by doubling or tripling the ingredients as needed.

To make ahead, prepare the whipped cream according to the recipe instructions, and store it in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 24 hours. When ready to use, give it a quick whisk or stir to refresh its texture.

In terms of storing leftovers, I advise against it. Whipped cream doesn’t keep well in the fridge and can lose its texture and flavor quickly. If you do have leftovers of the Chocolate Rum Espresso Whipped Cream, it is best to enjoy them immediately.

If you are reheating your beverages or desserts that need a dollop of this delightful whipped cream, I suggest placing your desired portion in a microwave-safe bowl, and microwaving in 10-15 second increments until warmed to your liking. You could also warm it gently on a stove-top over medium-low heat while whisking constantly.

Now that you know how to make ahead and reheat this decadent Chocolate Rum Espresso Whipped Cream Recipe, adding finishing touch to your Viennese coffee, hot cocoa or even decorating whipped cream on irresistible tiramisu won’t be a hassle anymore!

Tips for Perfect Results

 Because there's nothing better than a touch of rum in your coffee.
Because there’s nothing better than a touch of rum in your coffee.

Before you begin making this delectable chocolate rum espresso whipped cream recipe, let me share with you some tips to ensure that your results are perfect.

Firstly, make sure that your heavy cream is chilled before whipping. This helps it to whip up faster and will give you a stiffer consistency. If your cream is too warm, it will take longer to whip and may not hold up well when combined with the other ingredients.

Secondly, for the best flavor, use quality ingredients. Choose a good instant espresso powder and a high-quality dark rum. The difference in taste between premium and average products can be noticeable.

Thirdly, when making the rum espresso whipped cream, start slowly and gradually increase the speed of your mixer. This will help avoid any splattering or over-mixing, which can lead to a runny or grainy texture.

Fourthly, let the whipped cream chill in the refrigerator before using or serving for at least 30 minutes. This helps it to thicken and develop better flavor.

Lastly, store any leftover whipped cream in an airtight container in the refrigerator. It will last for up to three days but should be beaten again slightly before using to ensure the consistency remains fluffy and smooth.

By following these tips, you can create amazing chocolate rum espresso whipped cream that is sure to impress your family and friends.

Bottom Line

In conclusion, this Chocolate Rum Espresso Whipped Cream Recipe is a must-try for coffee and chocolate lovers. The blend of espresso, rum, and chocolate creates a deliciously rich and creamy taste that you won’t be able to resist. The recipe is simple to follow and can be easily adjusted to fit your preference.

Whether you want to elevate your hot cocoa, decorate whipped cream on top of your favorite dessert or concoct the perfect cocktail, this recipe has got you covered. From Krispy Kreme bread pudding to irresistible tiramisu and everything in between, this recipe offers endless possibilities.

I encourage you to experiment with different variations of this recipe to discover your perfect blend. Whether it’s a keto-friendly version or a low-carb alternative, the options are limitless.

Incorporate this Chocolate Rum Espresso Whipped Cream Recipe into your life, and you’ll have a new favorite drink or dessert ready in no time. Trust me; once you try this recipe, it will become one of your go-to drinks whipped cream recipes for any occasion.

Chocolate Rum Espresso Whipped Cream

Chocolate Rum Espresso Whipped Cream Recipe

Rev up your puddings, your cakes, or your coffee with this deep dark, decadent and deadly treat After you finish you will remember this whipped cream, the flavor lingers.
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Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 0 mins
Course Beverage
Cuisine Dessert
Servings 2 cups
Calories 432.9 kcal


  • 1 cup chilled whipping cream
  • 3 tablespoons vanilla sugar
  • 3/4 teaspoon rum extract
  • 2 teaspoons instant espresso powder (less if you prefer a milder flavor)
  • 4 -8 chocolate-covered coffee beans, crushed


  • Crush the chocolate covered coffee beans and set aside.
  • Beat all ingredients in medium bowl to soft peaks.
  • Cover and chill for up to 4 hours.
  • Just before serving either fold the chocolate coffee bean bits into the whipped cream or sprinkle them on top of the whipped cream after it's on your dish or cup.

Add Your Own Notes


Serving: 249gCalories: 432.9kcalCarbohydrates: 5.6gProtein: 2.8gFat: 44.9gSaturated Fat: 27.8gCholesterol: 163.4mgSodium: 46.5mgFiber: 0.2gSugar: 1.5g
Keyword < 15 Mins, Beginner Cook, Canadian, Easy
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