Chocolate Raspberry Mousse Recipe (Egg + Dairy Free)
Chocolate Raspberry Mousse Recipe (Egg + Dairy Free)
This chocolate raspberry mousse recipe without eggs is a vegan's dream come true! This raspberry mousse recipe is amazingly light yet delicious.
- Keyword: Allergens: Soy
- Prep Time: 20 minutes
- Cook Time: 10 minutes
- Total Time: 30 minutes
- Allergens: Soy
- Servings: 6
- 1 cup raspberries
- 2 cup blueberries
- 1/2 cup sugar of choice, (I prefer coconut sugar)
- 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
- 1/2 teaspoon cornstarch
- 1 1/2 cups vegan chocolate chips
- 1 packet 16 oz silken tofu
- 1/2 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
- Flaky sea salt
- Cacao nibs
- Mint (for garnish)
Over medium-low heat, add to a saucepan the raspberries, blueberries, sugar, lemon juice, and cornstarch.
Combine mixture and let simmer for 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.
Once raspberries and blueberries start to fall apart and sauce has thickened, remove from heat, set aside, and allow to cool for at least 15 minutes. (This step can be done a day or two ahead, and you can store the compote in an airtight container in the refrigerator).
Melt 1 cup of chocolate chips over a double boiler on the stove or in a microwavable bowl.
Add tofu, melted chocolate, and vanilla extract to a blender or a food processor until smooth.
In an 8x6 serving dish, add chilled raspberry blueberry compote, then layer chocolate mousse on top.
Garnish with leftover raspberries, blueberries, chocolate chips, sea salt, cacao nibs, and mint.
Refrigerate and let sit for 4 hours OR overnight.
Pro Tips & Meal Prep Ideas for chocolate mousse recipe without eggs
- If you want to microwave your chocolate chips, microwave on high while stirring every 30 seconds until smooth (about 2 minutes).
- You can use milk or dark chocolate vegan chips for this recipe, whatever you have on hand.
- If you have any berry compote leftover, it can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 2 weeks.
- If you have time and want to get fancy, you can use a piping bag or a Ziploc bag snipping the corner to create a tip to pipe the mousse.
- To avoid your chocolate seizing up, getting stiff or even oily, be sure to stir after each 30 second increment if microwaving. If using the double boiler method, assure the water is just at a simmer not boiling, and the base of the bowl is not touching the water. Once most of the chocolate has melted, remove from the heat, and stir until all the chocolate has melted and the texture is smooth.
- Be sure to strain the extra fluid from the silken tofu, no pressure needed, just use a strainer.
- If you happen to be fresh out of silken tofu for this one, an alternative would be to use the same quantity of avocado.
How Long Does Mousse Last?
When eating anything as rich and decadent as these Chocolate cups with Raspberry Mousse, the first thing that comes to mind is, how can I make this last longer, because I want to eat it every day for the rest of my life! It wouldn’t last this long in my house, but if you can resist, the good news is this mousse can be frozen in an airtight container for up to 2 months. If you are like me and you plan on eating it a bit sooner, you can store in the refrigerator for up to 2 days in an airtight container.
How to Make Easy Chocolate Raspberry Mousse?
In under 30 minutes, you can have the prettiest looking dessert and I am going to tell you how effortless it can be to make. If you have little ones that love to cook, this is such a fun dish for them to help you within the kitchen, it will help build their confidence when they see how beautiful the result is and how yummy it tastes too.
You simply throw all the berries, sugar, lemon juice, and cornstarch in a pot to simmer. Once the berries have broken down, take off the heat and set it aside. You can chill in the refrigerator to thicken until you are ready to assemble. Meanwhile, melt your chocolate over the double boiler and add to your food processor with your silken tofu and vanilla extract until you have a smooth texture. Assemble individual portions by adding a layer of compote at the bottom, then mousse, topping with berries, then chill.
Be as creative as you like, when assembling these however you like, your friends will feel so loved that you spent the time to make these.
How to Make Raspberry Mousse Without Eggs?
You will not be disappointed by this light and airy Chocolate Mousse Recipe without eggs. The minute it hits the dinner table, picnic table or party table, this quick and easy vegan dessert recipe will quickly get everyone’s attention, not only is it such a cute, appealing, and dainty treat but the flavor combinations of the rich, aromatic chocolate and the deep and robust berry compote is so wonderfully satisfying.
Mousse in French means foam and seeing eggs on the ingredient list in a mousse recipe is very common. Eggs typically provide that light and airy texture that any good mousse has. But there are many people that either has dietary restrictions or ailments that prevent them from eating eggs, worried about salmonella, or women that are pregnant trying to avoid raw eggs. Nevertheless, I am going all egg-free, and guaranteeing that you will not miss a thing, and still have that light and airy mousse texture to enjoy.
The silken tofu really does replace the egg benefits in this quick and easy vegan dessert recipe. So, consider skipping the eggs and join team tofu for a healthier alternative, whether vegan or not. Once you are finished constructing these works of art, don’t skimp on the berries, cocoa nibs, and pop of green from the fresh mint. If you want some other flavor or texture toppings, you can try roasted nuts for some crunch, a dash of cayenne, or even a dollop of coconut whipped cream. Go all out and let your creativity explode!
Nutritional Information For Chocolate Raspberry Mousse Recipe (Egg + Dairy Free)
There are a multitude of health benefits to this Chocolate Raspberry Mousse Recipe if prepared as directed. Here are a few you can gain by using the ingredients in this dish:
- Raspberries- Is rich in Vitamin A and antioxidants that aid in boosting the immune system, regulate blood sugar levels, burns fat, increase red blood cells, maintains a healthy heart, is anti-inflammatory, and can aid in the prevention of cancer.
- Blueberries- Is rich in Vitamin C, Manganese, Fiber, and antioxidants that can prevent heart disease, improve memory, and aid in cancer prevention.
- Coconut Sugar- Contains Vitamin C, Iron, Potassium, and Zinc, which may help in improving gut health and slowing glucose absorption.
- Lemon Juice- Is packed with vitamins and minerals that can help with weight loss, helps fade scars on the skin, control high blood pressure levels, and help provide relief from indigestion and constipation.
- Vegan Chocolate Chips- Is high in antioxidants, Vitamin C, Iron, Calcium, Magnesium, Potassium, and Copper just to name a few that can boost energy and improve memory. Can aid in regulating cholesterol levels and blood pressure levels and improve brain function.
- Silken Tofu- Contains Fiber, Calcium, and Omega-3 that can reduce the risk of anemia, help to strengthen bones, improve metabolic rate, and can provide relief from gout.
- Cocoa Nibs- Contains large doses of polyphenols. These antioxidants protect against heart disease and may improve cardiac health, regulate blood pressure levels, blood sugar levels and cholesterol levels.
- It’s healthy.
- It’s gluten-free.
- It’s egg-free.
- It’s guilt-free.
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