Delicious Creamy Mocha Frozen Dessert Recipe

Have you ever craved something cool, creamy, and satisfying? Look no further than this creamy mocha frozen dessert recipe. This dessert is rich and creamy with a deliciously impressive taste that will leave you and your guests coming back for seconds. Not only is it perfect for those hot summer days, but it’s also an excellent option to take to a potluck that will surely have everyone talking.

But why settle for boring old vanilla ice cream when you can have something more exciting? Indulge in this frozen dessert that is packed with irresistible mocha flavor. The combination of sweetened condensed milk, cream cheese, and instant coffee granules result in a creamy and decadent texture with a bold coffee flavor. Plus, the added crunch from the chopped pecans and chocolate cookie crumbs add another level of satisfaction to the ensemble.

You might be asking yourself – why should I spend time making this dessert? The answer is clear: because it’s worth it. With only a few simple ingredients, you can create a dish that looks like it took hours to make without all the hassle. A light feather cool mocha dessert, easy to prepare but deliciously impressive to serve.

So what are you waiting for? Gather up your ingredients and let’s whip up this marbled loaf of mocha frozen goodness today!

Why You’ll Love This Recipe

Creamy Mocha Frozen Dessert
Creamy Mocha Frozen Dessert

Friends, do you crave something cool, creamy, and indulgent on those scorching summer days? Well, do I have the recipe for you! This creamy mocha frozen dessert recipe is one that you will fall in love with at first bite. Trust me, it’s like biting into a deliciously cold and satisfying cloud.

It’s the perfect blend of rich and creamy that is sure to take your taste buds on a sweet journey. With a combination of sweetened condensed milk, cream cheese, and instant coffee granules paired with the light feather cool whip topping, this dessert is a perfect symphony of flavors that will leave you wanting more.

This dreamy treat is smooth and silky with just the right amount of chocolate syrup swirled throughout to make your heart sing. The velvety texture is simply irresistible – it looks as fantastic as it tastes! One bite and you’ll be transported to mocha heaven.

Are you looking for a deliciously impressive dessert option to serve at your next potluck or dinner party? Look no further because this mocha frozen dessert is sure to wow everyone. The ingredients are easy to find and can be easily substituted if needed. Plus, it’s effortless to make meaning that anyone can make this dish effortlessly.

So what are you waiting for? Break out your mixing bowl and prepare your taste buds for one of the best desserts ever made! Whether served as a square or sliced into wedges, chilled or frozen (depending on your preference), this mocha frozen dessert is an excellent choice for anyone seeking refreshingly cool deliciousness on a hot day. Trust me; it’s worth every spoonful!

Ingredient List

 A swirl of chocolate and coffee bliss.
A swirl of chocolate and coffee bliss.

Get ready to make your taste buds dance with delight!

The ingredient list for this Creamy Mocha Frozen Dessert Recipe may seem a bit intimidating at first glance, but don’t let it scare you away. I promise that each ingredient is crucial to the luscious creaminess and decadent mocha flavor of this dessert.

Here’s what you’ll need:

  • Cream cheese (softened)
  • Sweetened condensed milk
  • Milk chocolate syrup
  • Instant coffee granules (divided)
  • Hot water
  • Chocolate-filled cookie crumbs (such as Oreos)
  • Butter or margarine (melted)
  • Pecans (chopped and divided)
  • Cool Whip Topping

Make sure you have all of these ingredients on hand before starting to create your frozen masterpiece. Trust me, you won’t want to leave anything out!

The Recipe How-To

 Cool off with this creamy frozen mocha dessert.
Cool off with this creamy frozen mocha dessert.

Now, it’s time to make the star of the show – the Creamy Mocha Frozen Dessert! This recipe is easy to make and requires only a few steps. Here’s how you can make it:

Step 1: Prepare the crust

Start by combining 2 cups of chocolate cookie crumbs and 1/4 cup of melted butter or margarine in a bowl. Press the mixture into the bottom of a 9×13 inch dish.

Step 2: Make the filling

Mix 4 ounces of softened cream cheese until light and fluffy. Add in 1 can (14 oz.) of sweetened condensed milk and 2 teaspoons of instant coffee granules that have been dissolved in 1 tablespoon of hot water. Mix well.

Step 3: Add mix-ins

Stir in 1/2 cup of chocolate syrup, 1/2 cup of chopped pecans (divided 1/4 cup-1/4 cup), and 8 oz. of thawed whipped topping.

Step 4: Freeze and garnish

Pour the filling over the crust and sprinkle with the remaining pecans. Freeze until firm, preferably for at least 6 hours or overnight. Serve this cool creamy mocha dessert with a drizzle of chocolate syrup on top.

This dessert is perfect for any occasion with its light feather-like cool and satisfying texture. It’s an impressive dessert to serve at dinner parties or to take along to potlucks. Have fun experimenting with different crusts, like vanilla wafer or Oreo cookie crumbles for variation as this recipe can be tailored to your preference.

Now that you have mastered this recipe, you might also enjoy trying out other recipes like mocha cheesecake recipe or cold dessert ingredients like date caramel on top or marbled loaf, pie, ice cream made with some of the similar ingredients such as chocolate, cream cheese or condensed milk.

Substitutions and Variations

 Take a coffee break in the sweetest way possible.
Take a coffee break in the sweetest way possible.

If you’re looking to mix things up with this creamy mocha frozen dessert recipe, don’t worry, I’ve got you covered. While this dessert is already impressive on its own, there are a few substitutions and variations that you can try depending on your personal taste and dietary needs.

First, if you want to make this dessert less rich and creamy, you can replace the cream cheese with a lighter alternative, such as a light cream cheese or Greek yogurt. This substitution will result in a less dense texture, but it will still be satisfyingly cool and delicious.

If you’d rather skip the cookies altogether, you can replace the chocolate cookie crumbs with crushed graham crackers or vanilla wafers. You can also add in some fresh fruit like strawberries or raspberries for a more refreshing twist.

For a finishing touch, instead of using pecans, you can sprinkle chopped walnuts or almonds over the top. Not only will these nuts add crunchiness to the dessert, but they’ll also give it some extra nutritional value.

But let’s say you’re feeling adventurous and want to try a completely different take on this mocha frozen dessert – why not transform it into a mocha cheesecake recipe? Simply use the same ingredients listed in this recipe and leave out the pecans. Pour the mixture into a pie crust instead of an ice cream container and then refrigerate it until set.

And if you’re someone who loves everything chocolate, drizzling some chocolate syrup or even date caramel over the top will take this dessert to another level.

The possibilities are endless when it comes to making substitutions and variations with these basic frozen dessert ingredients. Feel free to experiment until you find your own unique twist on this cool, feather-light and satisfying summertime treat.

Serving and Pairing

 The perfect treat for any coffee lover.
The perfect treat for any coffee lover.

The Creamy Mocha Frozen Dessert is a cool and satisfying dessert that is sure to impress. It is an excellent dessert option to bring to a potluck or serve at a summer gathering with friends and family.

This rich and creamy mocha dessert can stand on its own but can also be paired with a variety of toppings or served alongside other desserts. The texture of this frozen dessert pairs perfectly with chopped pecans, creating a light feather and enjoyable crunch.

For a deliciously impressive presentation, drizzle some chocolate syrup over the top, and serve it in individual glasses garnished with Oreo cookie crumbs or date caramel. This dessert is so versatile; it’s perfect for any occasion.

If you want to take the serving experience to another level, consider serving this dessert alongside coffee. The mocha flavour pairs exceptionally well with coffee or espresso – which can make your after-dinner coffee routine even more exciting than usual.

However, if you prefer something cold, you can also have your choice of ice cream, frozen yogurt and even sorbet! Creamy Mocha Frozen Dessert will fit well in any tray filled with frozen desserts.

In short, this recipe made my heart full – as in it was love at first sight (or should I say first scoop!). Its taste is genuinely impressive yet still straightforward enough that anyone could make it, guaranteeing that everyone will enjoy such an easy-to-serve and all-around remarkable treat!

Make-Ahead, Storing and Reheating

 Get ready to indulge in this rich and flavorful frozen dessert.
Get ready to indulge in this rich and flavorful frozen dessert.

Are you looking to impress your guests with a luscious and creamy mocha frozen dessert? Here’s some good news for you: this dessert can be made ahead of time! To make sure you have plenty of time to spare for other preparations, consider making the dessert up to three days in advance of your event.

When it comes to storing the dessert, make sure to cover it with a lid or plastic wrap to avoid any freezer odors from seeping in. You’ll also want to place it in the coldest section of your freezer so that it maintains its rich, creamy texture.

If you’re planning on reheating the dessert, be sure to let it thaw in the fridge for a few minutes beforehand. This will help to prevent any over-whipping or loss of creaminess when reheating. Once ready, simply place your serving dish in a water bath and let it thaw until it reaches room temperature.

If you’re worried about leftovers, rest assured that this mocha frozen dessert stores well in the refrigerator or freezer! The sweetened condensed milk and cream cheese work together to maintain the dessert’s texture even after being frozen. Plus, this dessert is so delicious that you’ll likely find there won’t be many leftovers anyway!

With these tips, you’re sure to enjoy a cool, creamy and satisfying dessert when serving guests at your next big event.

Tips for Perfect Results

 A match made in heaven: chocolate and coffee in a frozen delight.
A match made in heaven: chocolate and coffee in a frozen delight.

When it comes to making frozen desserts, achieving the perfect texture can be challenging. Luckily, with a few tips and tricks, you can make sure that your creamy mocha frozen dessert turns out perfectly every time.

Firstly, make sure all the ingredients are at room temperature before you start. This will allow them to mix together more easily and result in a smoother texture. Letting the cream cheese sit out for 30 minutes or so should do the trick.

Secondly, be careful not to overbeat the mixture. Beating the cream cheese and condensed milk until they are fluffy and light is important for the recipe’s success, but over-beating can cause them to separate and lose their creamy texture. As soon as the mixture is smooth, stop beating it.

Thirdly, when it comes to incorporating the whipped topping into your batter, don’t overmix it. Over-stirring will cause it to collapse and lose its volume, making your dessert less airy and more flat. Instead, use a gentle hand when folding in the topping.

Fourthly, if you are looking for an even creamier result, try using an ice cream maker to freeze your batter. An ice cream maker will incorporate more air into your mixture while freezing it and produce a lighter texture.

Finally, if you want to add some crunch factor to your dessert, feel free to substitute pecans with almonds or walnuts. Additionally, consider adding crunchy toppings like crushed cookies or chocolate chips on top of your creation for added texture and flavor.

By following these tips closely, your mocha frozen dessert will come out rich, creamy and satisfying every time –a dessert made with ingredients so delicious that when combined they create an impressive treat that is perfect for any occasion!


As with any well-crafted recipe, there may be some questions that arise as you embark on your journey to create the perfect creamy mocha frozen dessert. Fear not, my dear coffee-loving friends. In this section, I will address some frequently asked questions regarding this recipe to ensure a smooth and delightful experience every time.

What type of frozen dessert is smooth and creamy?

If you’re a fan of soft-serve ice cream, then you’ll definitely love frozen custard. This dessert bears a striking resemblance to the former, but with a twist. The secret is the number of air bubbles that are mixed into the mixture when it is being frozen. The less air whipped into it, the richer and creamier the end result will be. Another secret ingredient in its recipe are egg yolks, which contributes to its unique texture. To maintain its texture, it is usually kept at a warmer temperature compared to ice cream.

What are the 5 main frozen desserts?

As a barista, I have extensive knowledge on a variety of frozen treats that are perfect for any time of the year. From classic ice cream and custard to more exotic Italian ice and sorbet, I am here to guide you through the process of making some delicious cool desserts that will satisfy your cravings. So, let’s get started with some amazing recipe instructions, tips, and recommendations!

What is the difference between ice cream and frozen dessert?

The composition of ice cream primarily comprises of milk and its byproducts. On the other hand, frozen desserts consist mainly of vegetable oil, which is often used as a budget-friendly alternative to butter.

Is frozen dairy dessert healthier than ice cream?

When it comes to frozen treats, there’s a distinction between ice cream and frozen desserts in terms of their fat and carb content. Frozen desserts are found to have more fat and carbs than ice cream. For instance, compared to ice cream, frozen desserts contain around twice as much fat per 100 g serving.

Bottom Line

In conclusion, this creamy mocha frozen dessert recipe is a must-try for any coffee and chocolate lover. With its rich, creamy texture and satisfying flavor, it’s the perfect dessert to serve at any occasion. Whether you’re bringing it to a potluck or serving it after dinner, this dessert is sure to impress.

By following the simple steps in this recipe, you’ll be able to create a delicious and impressive dessert that everyone will love. Plus, with so many variations and substitutions available, you can easily customize the recipe to suit your preferences.

So next time you’re looking for a cool and creamy dessert that’s both easy to make and impressive to serve, give this mocha frozen dessert recipe a try. You won’t be disappointed!

Creamy Mocha Frozen Dessert

Creamy Mocha Frozen Dessert Recipe

A wonderful creamy mocha frozen dessert for the summer or anytime. Grated chocolate may be sprinkled on top along with the chopped pecans.
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Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 0 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine International
Calories 351.1 kcal


  • 2 teaspoons instant coffee granules
  • 1 tablespoon hot water
  • 1 1/2 cups crushed cream-filled Oreo cookies (measure after crushing)
  • 1 cup chopped pecans, divided
  • 1/4 cup butter or 1/4 cup margarine, melted
  • 2 tablespoons butter or 2 tablespoons margarine, melted
  • 2 (8 ounce) packages cream cheese, softened
  • 1 (14 ounce) can sweetened condensed milk
  • 1/2 cup chocolate flavored syrup (I use Hershey's and also homemade)
  • 1 (8 ounce) carton frozen Cool Whip Topping, thawed


  • Prepare a 13 x 9-inch baking pan.
  • In a small bowl, dissolve the coffee granules in hot water; set aside.
  • In another bowl, combine cookie crumbs, 1/2 cup chopped pecans and melted butter.
  • Press into the bottom of the pan.
  • In a mixing bowl, beat the softened cream cheese until light and fluffy.
  • Blend in the coffee mixture, sweetened condensed milk and the chocolate syrup; mix to combine.
  • FOLD (do not beat) in the thawed whipped topping.
  • Spread over the crust in pan.
  • Sprinkle the remaining pecans on top.
  • Freeze.

Add Your Own Notes


Serving: 84gCalories: 351.1kcalCarbohydrates: 29.6gProtein: 5.1gFat: 24.6gSaturated Fat: 11.9gCholesterol: 56.5mgSodium: 208.8mgFiber: 1.2gSugar: 21.7g
Keyword < 15 Mins, Dessert, For Large Groups, Frozen
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