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The Best Recipe For Easy Chocolate Mousse

If you’re looking for a recipe for easy chocolate mousse this is by far the easiest recipe you’re going to find. It’s completely no-bake so no need to bake or heat anything over the stove. It’s also completely vegan so doesn’t require any gelatine or raw egg whites!

recipe for easy chocolate mousse

This chocolate mousse texture is super velvety and smooth. And is a perfect addition to any tea party/dessert table.

More, recipes for chocolate mousse :

5 min Vegan and Nut Free Chocolate Pudding

Why you’ll love this chocolate mousse vegan

  • It’s completely vegan and gluten free
  • It’s healthy, packed with nutrients and antioxidants
  • It’s no bake – so easy and simple to make
  • Not overly rich and is balanced with the freshness of strawberries

Expert Baking Tips

Although the recipe for these no bake mousse jars are super simple to make here are just a few expert tips i’d recommend:

  • If you don’t have any cashews or time to soak some overnight, you can easily use cashew butter/paste instead.
  • If you don’t have any syrup, honey will work as an excellent substitute.
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Ingredients list 

This recipe is completely sugar free and keto and paleo friendly.

Here is everything you need:

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This recipe features NKD Living’s syrup which is completely sugar free and keto friendly. 

As it is a high fibre, low carbohydrate alternative to honey! And it is brilliant to drizzle on porridge, pancakes, and in your desserts.

Recipe for easy chocolate mousse

How to make chocolate mousse

To make these mousse jars you want to begin by blending together the almond butter, syrup and cashews. For the cashews they will need to be soft, in order to blend. To achieve this you’ll need to soak the cashews overnight and then drain them before blending.

However, if you’re short for time and can’t soak any cashews, cashew butter/paste will work well here also.

Then heat together the chocolate and milk in a microwave for 30second intervals and pour into the cashew mix and blend again.

recipe for easy chocolate mousse

Chop your strawberries into small squares and divide them equally into the bottom of each jar.

Then spoon the mousse on top of the strawberries and gently tap the jars on the counter to remove any air bubbles.

Set in the fridge for 1-2hrs in the freezer. And enjoy!

Non-vegan alternative

If you didn’t want to make this mousse vegan simply substitute the vegan chocolate for normal dark chocolate and the plant based milk for normal whole milk.

recipe for easy chocolate mousse

FAQ’s

Chocolate for mousse ?

My favorite vegan chocolate I’d recommend for this mousse is NOMO chocolate or conscious chocolate plain. However, you can also opt for flavored vegan chocolates to customize your mousse.

If you don’t want to make this vegan I’d recommend dark chocolate so its not overly sweet.

Is this chocolate mousse vegan ?

Yes, it’s are completely vegan and gluten free. And does not requiring any cooking or baking and therefore, is also Paleo friendly too!

What other variations of mousse can I make with this recipe ?

This recipe would also be fantastic to make chocolate mousse filled strawberries, instead of layering the mousse on top of strawberries!

You can also easily substitute the vegan chocolate with vegan white chocolate in this recipe for white chocolate mousse.

recipe for easy chocolate mousse
Storing and freezing

This mousse can last up to 3-5 days when stored in the refrigerator. But is not suitable for freezing.

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Recipe for easy chocolate mousse :

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Chocolate and Strawberry Mousse

Course Dessert
Cuisine Gluten Free
Keyword vegan
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 0 minutes
Chill Time 1 hour
Servings 4

Equipment

  • Ramakins/Glass Pots

Ingredients

  • 50 g Almond Butter
  • 2 tbsp Syrup Maple Syrup/Honey
  • 200 g Cashews [refer to notes]
  • 100 g Strawberries
  • 60 g Chocolate
  • 30 ml Plant-based milk

Instructions

  • Start by blending together the almond butter cashews and syrup until silky smooth.
    50 g Almond Butter, 2 tbsp Syrup, 200 g Cashews, 60 g Chocolate
  • Then heat together the chocolate and milk in a microwave for 30second intervals and pour into the cashew mix and blend again.
    60 g Chocolate, 30 ml Plant-based milk
  • Chop your strawberries into small squares and divide them equally into the bottom of each jar.
    100 g Strawberries
  • Then spoon the mousse on top of the strawberries and gently tap the jars on the counter to remove any air bubbles.
  • Set in the fridge for 1hr in the freezer or enjoy it as it is!

Notes

For the cashews they will need to be soft, in order to blend. To achieve this you’ll need to soak the cashews overnight and then drain them before blending.
However, if you’re short for time and can’t soak any cashews, cashew butter/paste will work well here also.
If you don’t have NKD syrup, maple syrup will work well here too

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12 Comments

  1. This looks yummy. Even though I don’t eat a lot of chocolate these days but would love to try this soon. Thank you for sharing!

    1. Hi Tracey, yes it may be the quickest mousse recipes you’ll find! some ideas for topping for this mouse could be a ganache which is essentially equal parts chocolate to double cream – which can be easily substituted for vegan alternatives. Another great classic topping is a piping of cream sweetened with some icing sugar.

  2. 5 stars
    I love easy and tasty recipes and this one checks both.
    I’ll make it with dark chocolate and honey. Maybe maple syrup?
    Oh, and I love the strawberry combination.
    Nice pictures, BTW!

    1. Thank you so much Mayra, yes dark chocolate and maple syrup/honey are great substitutes! They’ll work perfectly

  3. My sister has been getting into baking, and I am 100% going to send her this recipe, because after this read, I am DYING to try it!

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