Avocado Chocolate Mousse

If you’ve never tried a vegan chocolate mousse before this recipe will take you completely by surprise, and will become a favourite! It's rich and silky smooth - you'd never guess avocado could taste like this.
Oh, and it contains less than half the saturated fat of traditional non-vegan chocolate mousse.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 10 mins
Total Time 10 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine Global
Servings 4
Calories 311 kcal


  • Blender


  • 2 large avocado chilled
  • 1/2 cup full fat coconut milk
  • 1/3 cup raw cacao powder
  • 1/3 cup maple syrup
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract


  • hazelnuts or pistachios roughly chopped
  • large sea salt flakes


  • Slice the avocados in half and remove the pit. Scoop out the flesh into a food processor. Add the remaining ingredients
  • Blend until smooth and creamy, scraping down the sides as needed. Test and see if you'd like to add any additional sweetener.
  • Divide the chocolate avocado pudding between four serving bowls.
  • Serve with your favorite toppings, like chopped nuts and large sea salt flakes.
Keyword plant-based, wfpb

Photos by Amber Asakura

Gabrielle is an evidence-based vegan coach who believes that health transformation begins when you switch to a plant-based diet. Her mission is to help midlife women eat in alignment with who they are and what they value so that they can lead a happier, healthier and more fulfilling life.

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