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A spicy Haitian peanut butter mousse

This peanut butter mousse gets its extra kick from my using our Haitian manba pimenté, a savory peanut butter that is enhanced with piment bouc.

Prep Time 10 minutes
Servings 4 people


  • ½ cup heavy whipping cream
  • 4 oz cream cheese room temperature
  • ¼ cup manba piqué spicy peanut butter
  • ¼ cup confectionner sugar
  • ½ tsp vanilla
  • 1 lime zest


  1. Using your hand mixer, whip the cream until it becomes stiff

  2. In a separate bowl, beat the cream cheese and spicy manba until creamy
  3. Add the sugar, lime zest and vanilla
  4. Beat until smooth
  5. Fold the manba mixture into the whipped cream without deflating it
  6. Cool in the refrigerator
  7. Serve by the spoonful or (if you’re skilled) piped in dessert ramequins

Recipe Notes

The brand of spicy peanut butter I used was on the mild side. If you're worried about it being too spicy, try using regular savory peanut butter and adding just a small strip of a mashed hot habanero pepper. Don't add too much at once as the flavors will develop with time.