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Vegan Chocolate Mousse

This Vegan Chocolate Mousse is incredibly delicious and takes just minutes to prepare! Made with just five ingredients, this is a dessert for a chocolate lover - smooth, creamy and decadent. It is an ideal dessert for easy entertaining.
Course Dessert
Cuisine French Inspired
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Chilling Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 15 minutes
Servings 4 people
Calories 332kcal
Author Alexandra

Ingredients

  • 170 g (6 oz) dark chocolate - finely chopped See Note 1
  • ½ cup (120 ml) soy milk See Note 2
  • 2 tablespoon maple syrup See Note 3
  • 1 teaspoon orange zest - finely zested
  • 1 cup (280 g) coconut yoghurt See Note 4

Instructions

  • Place the finely chopped chocolate into a medium-sized heatproof bowl.
  • Over medium heat, add the milk to a small saucepan. Bring the milk just to a boil. 
    Pour the milk over the chocolate and leave it to sit for 1-2 minutes.
  • Stir with a spatula until you have a smooth, glossy ganache. 
  • Using a spatula, fold the maple syrup, orange zest and yoghurt into the chocolate mixture until thoroughly combined.
  • Spoon the mousse into four glasses or small serving cups and chill for about one hour until firm.
  • Refrigerating the mousse produces a firm set. Remove the mousse from the refrigerator 15-20 minutes before serving to soften the texture.
    Serve with some berries, additional coconut yoghurt and shaved chocolate.

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Notes

  1. Dark chocolate: use the best quality vegan chocolate possible. I use dark chocolate that has 70% cocoa.
  2. Soy milk: you could also use almond milk or dairy milk if you do not require the recipe to be vegan.
  3. Tablespoon: we use a standard Australian tablespoon which is 20 ml (4 teaspoons).
  4. Coconut yoghurt: if you do not require the recipe to be vegan, you can also use Greek yoghurt.

Nutrition

Calories: 332kcal | Carbohydrates: 33g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 20g | Saturated Fat: 11g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 6g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 1mg | Sodium: 32mg | Potassium: 369mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 20g | Calcium: 159mg | Iron: 5mg