30 Minute Butterscotch Mousse

Sometimes you just need a fast dessert recipe that you can whip out in a matter of minutes.

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This 30 Minute Butterscotch Mousse recipe is always a big hit. Every time I make this mousse, my kids are crowded around me waiting for the moment that I give them the green light to dive in to this butterscotch heaven.

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I like to make homemade whipped cream for the mousse but if you are crunched for time, you can use Cool Whip instead. 

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Top this beautiful dessert off with a dollop of cream and you have a dessert that nobody is going to guess that it only took you 30 minutes to make!

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30 Minute Butterscotch Mousse

Enjoy the delicious taste of butterscotch mousse in no time at all!
Servings 4
Author Carrie Swenson


  • 1 3.4oz. pkg. of butterscotch pudding
  • 1 cup of cold water
  • 1 can of sweetened condensed milk
  • 2 1/2 cups of homemade whipped cream recipe below or cool whip
  • 1 pint of heavy whipped cream
  • ¼ cup of granulated sugar
  • 1 tsp. of vanilla


  • In a medium-sized bowl, whisk the pudding mix and cold water together until there are not any lumps. Mix in the sweetened condensed milk and cover and chill in the fridge for 5 minutes.
  • Gently fold in the 2 cups of whipped cream or cool whip into the pudding mixture. Cover and chill in the fridge for another 20 minutes or until the mousse sets up.
  • Spoon the mousse in small serving dishes. With the remaining ½ cup of whipped cream put a dollop on the top of each dessert. Chill until ready to serve.
  • Mix ingredients until stiff peaks form.
  • Serve immediately or refrigerate.


Add a dollop of Cool Whip in place of homemade whipped cream if pressed for time!
Adapted from My Recipe Confesisons

For more delicious and easy dessert recipes, try my Apple Pie Cream Bars, Homemade French Vanilla Ice Cream or my Best Every Vanilla Pudding!


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