What's Cooking?

Chocolate Mousse

When you're craving chocolate, here's a healthy and quick dessert to satisfy your sweet tooth.

This simple yet delicious chocolate mousse created by healthy cooking instructor Katherine Lawrence is easily customizable and sneakily doubles as an easy pie filling. 

Serves 4

What You Need:

1 block silken tofu (12.3 oz), firm
3/4 cup non-dairy milk
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 cup vegan dark chocolate chips
1 cup sliced strawberries (optional)

Optional Mix-ins:
1 teaspoon mint extract
1/4 cup peanut butter
1 banana, sliced

What You Do:

1. In a blender, add tofu, non-dairy milk, and vanilla and process until smooth. For a soy-free version, substitute 1 ripe avocado and 1 cup cooked sweet potato for tofu. 
2. In a small pot over low heat, gently melt chocolate chips, then add to blender and process. 
3. To customize, add optional ingredients (banana, mint extract, or peanut butter) to blender and process.
4. Pour into small cups and place in refrigerator to chill for 3 hours. If using as pie filling, pour into prepared crust instead of cups. Once pudding has set, remove from refrigerator and top with strawberries, if using.

Click here to watch Katherine Lawrence make this chocolate dessert on VegNews TV.

 Comments

More What's Cooking?

Fresh Spring Rolls

Wrapped in rice paper, these refreshing spring rolls are a great gluten-free appetizer or snack.
Read More »

Peach & Blackberry Parfait

Fresh fruit is paired with raspberry coulis for a sweet, light dessert.
Read More »

Spinach-Artichoke Dip

Served warmed or chilled, this spinach-artichoke dip is a hit at parties.
Read More »

Raw Berry Pie

Brighten up your next summer picnic with this raw berry pie.
Read More »

Grilled S’mores with Strawberries and Bananas

Nothing says summer quite like vegan s’mores around the campfire.
Read More »

This Week on VegNews TV: The secret to these delightful sweet treats is white beans! Aylin Erman shows you how to make these simple blondies.

More Videos »