Vegan Chocolate Mousse

Who knew that you could make an indulgent, rich and creamy vegan chocolate mousse with only 3 ingredients! Made with aquafaba, the liquid from a can of chickpeas, our veganย chocolate mousse could be your new favorite dessert.

Using only 3 ingredients and prepared in 20 minutes, its the perfect easy dessert to quickly whip up for family and friends and they honestly won’t be able to tell that it’s made from chickpea water!

So, next time you’re makingย hummus or falafel burgers don’t throw away the aquafaba but save it for later use in so many recipes like vegan meringues and, of course, this vegan chocolate mousse.

Now, on to the recipe!


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3-Ingredient Vegan Chocolate Mousse

Using only 3 ingredients and prepared in 20 minutes, our vegan chocolate mousse is the perfect easy dessert to quickly whip up for family and friends.
Prep Time 20 minutes
Total Time 4 hours 20 minutes
Servings 2 servings

Ingredients

  • 100 grams vegan dark chocolate
  • 2 tablespoons plant-based milk (soy or almond milk works fine)
  • aquafaba from one can of chickpeas

Instructions

  • Roughly chop the dark chocolate and add it to a double boiler (see notes) along with the plant-based milk.
  • Allow the chocolate to slowly melt into the plant-based milk for about a minute and then gently stir with a whisk until the chocolate is completely melted and smooth. Set aside to cool.
  • Before beating the aquafaba, make sure your mixing bowl and whisk is completely grease free by rubbing it down with a cloth or kitchen towel. Any oil or grease will cause the aquafaba to fall in on itself and not rise.
  • Add the aquafaba to your mixing bowl and beat on high for roughly 10 - 15 minutes until stiff white peaks form.
  • The chocolate should have cooled down to room temperature by now and you can add it to the beaten aquafaba. Fold it in gently until the chocolate has been completly worked through.
  • Pour the mousse mixture into your serving dishes, cover and place in the refrigerator for a minimum of 4 hours (we find that cooling them overnight works best).
  • Once your vegan chocolate mousse has completely set, serve and enjoy!

Notes

How to set up a Double Boiler
A double boiler melts chocolate slowly enough to prevent it from seizing and making your vegan chocolate mousse lumpy. To set one up, put water in a large saucepan over medium heat and allow the water to heat up. Place the chopped chocolate into a glass bowl and place the bowl into the warm water. The chocolate will melt slowly. As soon as the chocolate is completely smooth, remove from the heat and set aside.
Storage
Your chocolate mousse can fresh for up to 4 days, covered in the refrigerator.
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