vegan chocolate mousse with cinnamon sticks and red pepper flakes on a grey background

Vegan Chocolate Mousse

These luscious little pots of Vegan Chocolate Mousse are made with a base of coconut oil, avocado, and banana. Dairy-free, raw, and naturally sweetened, it takes just moments to whirl together this simple, healthy dessert. 

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword vegan chocolate mousse
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 285 kcal
Author Katie Trant


  • 2 ripe avocados
  • 2 very ripe bananas
  • 6 Tbsp melted coconut oil
  • 1/2 cup good quality cocoa or cacao powder
  • 1-2 Tbsp maple syrup optional
  • pinch of salt
  • 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp chipotle powder
US Customary - Metric


  1. Place the avocados, bananas, and melted coconut oil in the bowl of a food processor and blitz until smooth.
  2. Add the cocoa, cinnamon, chipotle powder, and a pinch of salt. Blitz again.

  3. Taste the mousse and decide if you'd like to add a touch of maple syrup for sweetness. Blitz again if necessary.

  4. Spoon the mousse into 4-6 ramekins or dessert glasses. Chill for at least 30 minutes prior to serving.

Recipe Notes

Nutrition Facts
Vegan Chocolate Mousse
Amount Per Serving
Calories 285 Calories from Fat 216
% Daily Value*
Fat 24g37%
Saturated Fat 13g65%
Sodium 8mg0%
Potassium 582mg17%
Carbohydrates 21g7%
Fiber 8g32%
Sugar 7g8%
Protein 3g6%
Vitamin A 155IU3%
Vitamin C 10.1mg12%
Calcium 25mg3%
Iron 1.5mg8%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.