Vegan Mousse – Even Better Than Dairy

Vegan mousse is one of those things that I always thought would be hard to recreate without heavy whipping cream, but the coconut cream works even better! No exaggeration, vegans and non vegans both love this dessert and it comes together in less than 10 minutes of active work time.

I refrigerate this for about half an hour for the chia seeds to do their thing and for the wet chocolate to harden up and make a nice cap for it, but really you could eat it right after you mix it up!

I used my Kitchen Aid mixer, but a hand mixer would work just as well!

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Vegan Mousse

This vegan mousse is so silky and fluffy, it's better than the traditional version!
Prep Time 5 mins
Chill Time 30 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine French
Servings 4 servings


  • 1 can coconut cream
  • ¼ cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 4 tbsp confectioners sugar
  • ½ tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 tsp chia seeds
  • ¾ cup chocolate chips
  • ¼ tsp coconut oil


  • Simply place the coconut cream, cocoa powder, sugar, vanilla and chia seeds in a bowl and whip for about 5 minutes. I used a stand up mixer, you can also use a hand mixer. Mixing it my hand is possible but will take a lot longer.
    Optionally, you can also mix in some mini chocolate chips or nuts to the mousse.
    1 can coconut cream, ¼ cup unsweetened cocoa powder, 4 tbsp confectioners sugar, 1 tsp chia seeds
  • Melt the chocolate however you'd like, then stir in the coconut oil, and use it to create a shell over the top of the mousse.
    ¾ cup chocolate chips, ¼ tsp coconut oil
  • Refrigerate for 30 minutes.


I always read about the importance of putting your can of coconut milk in the fridge so the cream is set up and easy to scoop out. In Canada, I have never experienced the need for it, the coconut cream is also very easy to scoop out. Having said that, you may want to store your can in the fridge overnight.
The coconut oil is added to the melted chocolate to help it be slightly easier to break. The more oil you add, the less solid the chocolate will be, and of course the less oil you add, the more solid it will be.
Keyword mousse

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