Vegan Chilli Chocolate Mousse

10:00 am on 14 February 2020
Valentine's Vegan Chilli Chocolate Mousse

Valentine's Vegan Chilli Chocolate Mousse Photo: Jess Daniell / Jess’ Underground Kitchen

With avocados in season, you can whip up this creamy, guilt-free dessert in no time. It's light and smooth and perfect for romantic, balmy summer evenings. 

Serves 4 | To prep 10 minutes + refrigerating time


  • 2 large, ripe avocados
  • ½ cup coconut (or almond) milk
  • 200g dark chocolate, melted (or ½ cup unsweetened cocoa powder)
  • 2 tablespoons agave (or maple) syrup
  • ½ teaspoon good-quality balsamic vinegar
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ tsp cayenne pepper
  • Flaky salt & chilli flakes and dark chocolate curls, to serve


Scoop the avocado flesh into a food processor. Add the remaining ingredients, apart from the serving ingredients, and process until completely smooth.

Transfer into serving dishes and refrigerate for at least an hour. 

Serve topped with a sprinkle of flaky salt, chilli flakes and extra dark chocolate curls.


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