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Slice of chocolate mousse pie, topped with whipped cream and chocolate chips on a plate.

Easy Chocolate Mousse Pie

This easy chocolate mousse pie is made with instant chocolate pudding, whole milk, and cream. It's ready to eat in less than an hour!

Prep Time 5 minutes
Chill 30 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 10 slices


  • 2 (3.9 ounce) boxes instant chocolate pudding
  • 1 3/4 cups whole milk
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 1 9-inch chocolate crumb crust
  • 2 cups whipped cream or whipped topping, optional


  1. In a large bowl, combine the pudding mix with the milk. Mix for one minute. Pudding will be thick. Add the heavy cream. Mix until light, about one minute.

  2. Spread filling into chocolate pie crust. Chill for 30 minutes.

  3. Top with whipped cream. Serve.

  4. Store pie in the refridgerator for up to three days.

Recipe Notes

It's important to add the heavy cream after you've made the pudding. If you add the cream with the milk, the filling will be lumpy. 

Don't whip the heavy cream before adding it to the filling.