Hello pals! It’s Hannah right here from Two Spoons and I’m leaping on Fraiche Residing to share my Vegan Chocolate Mousse recipe from The Two Spoons Cookbook, sharing greater than 100 French-Impressed vegan recipes – impressed by my time dwelling overseas in France.
It’s so great to be right here and sharing this decadent French dessert recipe with you. I completely L-O-V-E this V-E-G-A-N chocolate mousse. In reality, it’s what satisfied my husband that we may go vegan!
This vegan chocolate mousse is thick, wealthy, and velvety. The recipe makes use of silken tofu, which is a stellar ingredient in desserts because it offers a creamy and luscious texture. Its delicate flavour, permitting for different substances to shine—on this recipe, the chocolate!
So, let me share find out how to make this decadent mousse au chocolat – a sneak peek recipe from The Two Spoons Cookbook, only for you!
Vegan Chocolate Mousse Recipe
This vegan chocolate mousse is:
- Protein-packed (made with silken tofu)
- A more healthy various to conventional chocolate mousse – Made with lower than 10 substances
- Lower than half-hour to make
When you weren’t already satisfied that this vegan chocolate mousse is simply nearly as good because the real- deal then I hope you are actually!
In reality, that is the recipe that satisfied my husband that we may undertake a vegan eating regimen with out compromise on style. As a meals blogger, it’s no shock that I do all of the cooking in the home. So, after I determined to go vegan my husband wasn’t too enthused – because it meant he would even be going vegan by default.
Nevertheless, after I created this recipe for Mousse au Chocolat, he was a complete convert! It definitely proved that there was no compromise on style when taking our traditional favourites and veganizing them.
Other than the style, what I particularly love about this recipe is simply how straightforward it’s to make, requiring lower than 10 substances and fewer than half-hour of your time.
So, let me clarify precisely find out how to make this recipe!
The best way to make Vegan Chocolate Mousse
Making vegan chocolate mousse couldn’t be less complicated. Anybody can do it, whether or not you’re a brand new prepare dinner or new to vegan cooking.
To make it, we are going to begin by melting darkish chocolate. You may both do that on the stovetop, or within the microwave. Put aside.
Then, we are going to switch the silken tofu to a nut milk bag, or a skinny tea towel, and squeeze out a few of the extra water. Now, you is perhaps considering tofu for dessert!? Belief me after I say it’s a must have ingredient for making thick and velvety mousse. It’s what offers this chocolate mousse it’s luscious texture and extremely creamy flavour, actually letting the chocolate take centre stage.
Add the tofu to a meals processor together with the melted chocolate and remaining substances: maple syrup, cocoa powder, vanilla, salt, and almond milk and mix till easy and creamy.
That’s all! See, I advised you it was straightforward peasy tofu squeezy.
Is darkish chocolate vegan?
Sure! You won’t know, however darkish chocolate is definitely vegan. It’s what I prefer to name “by chance vegan” as a result of darkish chocolate that’s 70% or larger accommodates no milk substances.
Subsequent time you’re on the grocery retailer, flip to the ingredient checklist on the again of the bar and see for your self. There’s no have to pay prime greenback for the specialty chocolate with the licensed vegan label. You should utilize any customary chocolate bar that’s 70% darkish chocolate or larger.
How lengthy does vegan chocolate mousse final?
This vegan chocolate mousse will hold for one week. (Though, I wager it is going to be devoured earlier than then!) Retailer within the fridge in an air-tight container.
Are you able to freeze chocolate mousse?
Sure! This recipe could be frozen. Retailer the mousse in an air-tight container within the freezer for as much as 3 months. Let thaw utterly earlier than consuming. Combine along with a spoon if any separation happens after thawing.
So there we’ve got it, my wealthy, thick, and velvety vegan chocolate mousse recipe from The Two Spoons Cookbook! I actually suppose you’re going to like the style and ease of this decadent dessert.
And, when you do love this recipe then take a look at The Two Spoons Cookbook, by which I share greater than 100 French-inspired vegan recipes. The cookbook was impressed by my time dwelling overseas in France, which is the place I made a decision to go vegan, and the place I began my weblog. Within the cookbook, you may anticipate your entire French favourites, veganized, like flaky croissants, buttery brioche, quiche, crepes, beignets and extra.
An enormous because of my candy pal Tori for letting me bounce onto Fraiche Residing to share this recipe with you.
Bon App! Hannah xx
Vegan Chocolate Mousse (Mousse au Chocolat)
This Vegan Chocolate Mousse from Hannah and her unimaginable cookbook Two Spoons, will ground you with how straightforward and decadent it’s!
- 2 bars 7 ounces/200 g every, 70% darkish chocolate damaged into chunks
- 1 teaspoon coconut oil
- 2 packages silken tofu 12 oz/340g every
- 6 tablespoons pure maple syrup
- 1/4 cup cocoa powder
- 2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
- 1/2 teaspoon effective sea salt
- 4 to six tablespoons unsweetened almond milk extra as wanted
- Flaky sea salt for sprinkling
In a small saucepan, convey 2 inches of water to a low simmer over low warmth. Place a small heatproof glass bowl on prime of the pot, ensuring the underside of the bowl is just not touching the water. Add the darkish chocolate and coconut oil and soften the chocolate, stirring usually, till utterly easy. Hold over low warmth till prepared to make use of. (Alternatively, you may soften the chocolate within the microwave in 30-second intervals. Optionally available to order a piece of the chocolate and lower it into 1 to 2 tablespoons of effective shavings for garnish.)
Switch the silken tofu to a nut milk bag (or a skinny kitchen towel, gathering the corners to type a small sack). Squeeze the bag along with your palms to take away a lot of the water. (You shouldn’t must squeeze too laborious to launch the water. As soon as it turns into tough to squeeze, you may cease.)
Switch the squeezed tofu to a meals processor. Add the maple syrup, cocoa powder, vanilla extract, salt, and the melted chocolate. Pour in 4 tablespoons of the almond milk and mix collectively till easy. Add extra almond milk, a bit at a time, if the consistency is simply too thick. It needs to be puddingy. It’s going to thicken barely because it chills.
Scoop the mousse right into a medium bowl and canopy with reusable wrap. Chill within the fridge for at the very least 2 hours. To serve, scoop into small bowls or glass cups and sprinkle with flaky sea salt and reserved chocolate shavings, if desired.
The chocolate mousse could be made as much as 1 week prematurely. Retailer within the fridge in an hermetic container.
Squeezing the tofu to take away extra water will end in a thicker mousse. You may need to squeeze the tofu in two batches, particularly if utilizing a kitchen towel.
You can also make this mousse in a high-speed blender as an alternative of a meals processor. It would require extra almond milk for mixing. Use the tamper whereas mixing on medium velocity for the perfect end result. When you wouldn’t have a tamper, cease the blender occasionally and stir with a wood spoon to assist the mixing course of.
O I L- F R E E:
Omit the coconut oil when melting the chocolate. The mousse is not going to be fairly as silky easy, however it’ll nonetheless be close to good!