Skip to Content

Vegan Chocolate Orange Mousse

This smooth, creamy chocolate orange mousse is the perfect indulgent but healthy treat. It is so simple and only requires 4 ingredients.

Chocolate orange will always be a Christmas flavour to me. I used to love Terry’s chocolate oranges (when I ate dairy) and would eat it in one sitting.

It is one of my favourite flavour combos and it works so well in this mousse.

Vegan Chocolate Orange Mousse #vegan #recipe

For the orange flavour, I used orange extract. It gives a strong orange flavour without needed to add a lot of liquid.

You can find it in the baking aisle of the supermarket and it is a great ingredient to have when you want to add orange flavour but don’t have any fresh oranges.

It is the perfect quick dessert for a busy festive period for your vegan and non vegan friends and family.

The only thing you need to prepare ahead is making sure you put the coconut milk in the fridge so that the coconut fat separates from the water.

If you’re in the UK usually this happens without putting it in the fridge, and mine is always separated (unless you have a very hot kitchen!).

But to be on the safe side, pop it in the fridge overnight.

Vegan Chocolate Orange Mousse #vegan #recipe

Once the coconut fat is scooped out, you add melted dark chocolate, orange extract and maple syrup.

I told you it was easy! Then it gets scooped into glasses and left in the fridge to firm up.

It is a great to dessert to make the day before or morning of when you plan on eating it.

It doesn’t require fancy equipment or prep and I plan on making this a lot this festive period!

Vegan Chocolate Orange Mousse #vegan #recipe

For more fruity dessert recipes you may enjoy:

Metis plum and maple crumble bars

Lemon poppy seed loaf cake

Blueberry and coconut muffins

As always if you make this vegan chocolate orange mousse be sure to leave me a comment, rate this recipe and tag me on Instagram. I love seeing all your photos of my recipe recreations!

Don’t forget to follow along on FacebookPinterest and Instagram – I’d love to see you all there!

Vegan Chocolate Orange Mousse

Vegan Chocolate Orange Mousse

Yield: 4
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes

This vegan chocolate orange mousse is smooth, creamy and addictive. It's decadent, healthy and is the perfect non dairy sweet treat.

Ingredients

  • 400ml tin of full fat coconut milk
  • 150g good quality 70% dark chocolate
  • 1 1/2 tsp orange extract
  • 3 tbsp maple syrup
  • Pinch of salt

Instructions

Scoop the coconut fat from a 400ml tin of full fat coconut milk (you may need to refrigerate this the night before). It will work out about 300g /1 1/4 cups. Place it in a bowl. You can reserve the coconut water and save for a different recipe.

In a seperate bowl roughly break up the chocolate and melt over a bain-marie slowly with the orange essence.

Once the chocolate has melted, pour into the bowl with the coconut cream. Add the maple syrup and salt and whisk,

Divide into 4 glasses and leave to set in the fridge for a few hours. You can eat them straight away but they wont be as as mousse like.

I like to top with some grated orange zest and chocolate curls. They will keep in the fridge for a couple of days, just cover them.

Notes

You can find orange extract in the baking section of a supermarket. I got Valencian orange extract in Sainsbury's.

Nutrition Information:
Yield: 4 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 455Total Fat: 37gSaturated Fat: 28gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 6gCholesterol: 1mgSodium: 55mgCarbohydrates: 30gFiber: 4gSugar: 18gProtein: 5g
Vegan Chocolate Orange Mousse #vegan #recipe

Vegan Garlic Mashed Potato #veganmashedpotato
Previous
Creamy Garlic Mashed Potato
Thai Sweet Potato & Carrot Soup #recipe #soup #vegan
Next
Thai Sweet Potato & Carrot Soup

Reject The Christmas Consumerist Binge | England, Naturally

Thursday 12th of December 2019

[…] is packed full of refined sugar, milk, glucose syrup and palm oil. Try this recipe instead for Vegan Chocolate Orange Mousse (Cupful of Kale). All the nostalgia, without any of the bad […]

40 Delicious Vegan Christmas Sweet Snacks & Desserts | Aglow Lifestyle

Sunday 17th of November 2019

[…] Article image from – cupfulofkale […]

Catering for vegan guests at Christmas - Ethical Blog from Ethicalsuperstore.com

Thursday 17th of January 2019

[…] from these amazing recipes! Whether you fancy a vegan trifle, a stunning Black Forest Cherry Cake, Chocolate Orange Mousse or moreish Mexican Hot Chocolate Sugar Cookies there’s something to finish off every […]

shares