Hello buddies! It’s Hannah right here from Two Spoons and I’m leaping on Fraiche Dwelling to share my Vegan Chocolate Mousse recipe from The Two Spoons Cookbook, sharing greater than 100 French-Impressed vegan recipes – impressed by my time residing 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. The truth is, it’s what satisfied my husband that we might 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 provides a creamy and luscious texture. Its gentle flavour, permitting for different substances to shine—on this recipe, the chocolate!
So, let me share the best way 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
For those who weren’t already satisfied that this vegan chocolate mousse is simply nearly as good because the real- deal then I hope you are actually!
The truth is, that is the recipe that satisfied my husband that we might undertake a vegan food 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, once I determined to go vegan my husband wasn’t too enthused – because it meant he would even be going vegan by default.
Nevertheless, once I created this recipe for Mousse au Chocolat, he was a complete convert! It actually 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 simple it’s to make, requiring lower than 10 substances and fewer than half-hour of your time.
So, let me clarify precisely the best way to make this recipe!
How one can 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 among the extra water. Now, you is likely to be pondering tofu for dessert!? Belief me once I say it’s a must have ingredient for making thick and velvety mousse. It’s what provides 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 simple peasy tofu squeezy.
Is darkish chocolate vegan?
Sure! You may not know, however darkish chocolate is definitely vegan. It’s what I wish to name “by chance vegan” as a result of darkish chocolate that’s 70% or increased accommodates no milk substances.
Subsequent time you’re on the grocery retailer, flip to the ingredient record on the again of the bar and see for your self. There’s no have to pay high greenback for the specialty chocolate with the licensed vegan label. You should utilize any customary chocolate bar that’s 70% darkish chocolate or increased.
How lengthy does vegan chocolate mousse final?
This vegan chocolate mousse will preserve 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 might 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 now we have it, my wealthy, thick, and velvety vegan chocolate mousse recipe from The Two Spoons Cookbook! I actually assume you’re going to like the style and ease of this decadent dessert.
And, for those who do love this recipe then try The Two Spoons Cookbook, wherein I share greater than 100 French-inspired vegan recipes. The cookbook was impressed by my time residing 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’ll be able to anticipate all your French favourites, veganized, like flaky croissants, buttery brioche, quiche, crepes, beignets and extra.
A giant due to my candy pal Tori for letting me bounce onto Fraiche Dwelling 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 flooring you with how simple 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 high quality sea salt
- 4 to six tablespoons unsweetened almond milk extra as wanted
- Flaky sea salt for sprinkling
In a small saucepan, carry 2 inches of water to a low simmer over low warmth. Place a small heatproof glass bowl on high of the pot, ensuring the underside of the bowl just isn’t touching the water. Add the darkish chocolate and coconut oil and soften the chocolate, stirring typically, till utterly easy. Hold over low warmth till prepared to make use of. (Alternatively, you’ll be able to soften the chocolate within the microwave in 30-second intervals. Elective to order a bit of the chocolate and minimize it into 1 to 2 tablespoons of high quality 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 should squeeze too exhausting to launch the water. As soon as it turns into troublesome to squeeze, you’ll be able to 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 little bit at a time, if the consistency is just too thick. It needs to be puddingy. It can thicken barely because it chills.
Scoop the mousse right into a medium bowl and canopy with reusable wrap. Chill within the fridge for not less than 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 might 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 lead to 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’d require extra almond milk for mixing. Use the tamper whereas mixing on medium velocity for the very best consequence. For those who wouldn’t have a tamper, cease the blender sometimes and stir with a wood spoon to assist the mixing course of.
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Omit the coconut oil when melting the chocolate. The mousse won’t be fairly as silky easy, however it’ll nonetheless be close to excellent!