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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 285kcal


  • 2 ripe avocados
  • 2 very ripe bananas
  • 6 tablespoon melted coconut oil
  • ½ cup good quality cocoa or cacao powder
  • 1-2 tablespoon maple syrup optional
  • pinch of salt
  • ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • ¼ teaspoon chipotle powder


  • Place the avocados, bananas, and melted coconut oil in the bowl of a food processor and blitz until smooth.
  • Add the cocoa, cinnamon, chipotle powder, and a pinch of salt. Blitz again.
  • Taste the mousse and decide if you'd like to add a touch of maple syrup for sweetness. Blitz again if necessary.
  • Spoon the mousse into 4-6 ramekins or dessert glasses. Chill for at least 30 minutes prior to serving.


  • Nutrition values are an estimate only, and are based on 6 servings.
  • Other flavour suggestions: orange zest, raspberry powder, freshly grated ginger, or vanilla bean and sea salt.


Calories: 285kcal | Carbohydrates: 21g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 24g | Saturated Fat: 13g | Sodium: 8mg | Potassium: 582mg | Fiber: 8g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 155IU | Vitamin C: 10.1mg | Calcium: 25mg | Iron: 1.5mg