Mocha Biscuit Delight

by Leena Kohli (@leenakohli)
Prep Time
Cook Time
Total Time
1hr 10min

Indulge in the deliciousness of Mocha Biscuit Delight - a delightful dessert made with layers of coffee-flavoured biscuits, creamy ice cream, and rich cocoa icing. This easy-to-make dessert is perfect for any occasion and will leave your taste buds craving more.


8 Servings
  • 15
    Marie Biscuits
  • 1tbsp
    Instant Coffee
  • 1/4tsp
    Powdered Sugar
  • 1pinch
    Salt (optional)
  • 2tbsp
    All-purpose flour (Maida)
  • 1/2tsp
    Cinnamon powder
  • 1/2tsp
    Vanilla extract
  • 1/2cup

For the Icing

  • 1/4cup
    Icing Sugar
  • 1tbsp
    Cocoa Powder
  • 2tbsp
    Butter (soft)
  • Chopped nuts for garnishing
  • Ice cream (flavour of your choice)


  1. Mix the instant coffee, powdered sugar, salt, flour, cinnamon powder, and vanilla extract in a bowl. Gradually add water and mix until the mixture becomes smooth and watery.

  2. Mix the icing sugar, cocoa powder, and butter in a separate bowl until smooth and soft.

  3. Line a deep flat bowl with butter paper or grease the bowl with butter.

  4. Dip each biscuit in the mixture, then stack them in a row.

  5. Spread a layer of ice cream, then add a layer of biscuits dipped in the mixture. Repeat until all biscuits are used, creating alternating layers of ice cream and biscuits.

  6. Spread the icing over the top layer of biscuits with a spoon or blunt knife, and then place the bowl in the freezer for 10-15 minutes until the icing sets.

  7. After freezing, sprinkle chopped nuts on top of the icing before returning the bowl to the freezer.

  8. Place the bowl in the freezer for 40- 50 minutes or until the ice cream has set.

  9. Allow it to thaw for a few minutes before serving. Create a shallow cut on top of the ice cream using a knife, then slice them into small square shapes.

  10. Serve chilled with additional ice cream on top, if desired.

Tips & Tricks

  1. You can use any biscuit you like for this recipe: digestive biscuits, tea biscuits, or crackers.

  2. You can use any nuts you like for the garnish. Almonds, walnuts, pistachios, or hazelnuts are all good options.

  3. To make this dessert even more decadent, serve them with a whipped cream dollop, and it will add a creamy and light element to the dish.

  4. Store any leftovers in an airtight container in the freezer to maintain freshness and prevent freezer burn.

  5. You can make this recipe a day prior and store it in the freezer until ready to serve. Just be sure to keep it in an airtight container to prevent freezer burn and maintain the quality of the dessert. Allow it to thaw for a 15-20 minutes before serving.

Leena Kohli
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Leena Kohli


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