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Chocolate mousse in a rose patterned dish with an antique spoon.
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Vegan Chocolate Mousse

This vegan chocolate mousse is made from cashews that have been soaked and blended. It's refined sugar free and gluten free too.
Prep Time3 hrs 30 mins
Total Time3 hrs 30 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: chocolate, dairy free, plant based, refined sugar free, valentine's day, vegan
Servings: 6
Calories: 232kcal


  • Blender or food processor


  • 1 cup soaked cashews (soak cashews in boiling water for 1 hour, then drain and rinse)
  • 1 1/2 cups date paste (see my date paste recipe for instructions)
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/4 cup cocoa powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon pure vanilla extract


  • Add the soaked cashews, date paste, water, cocoa powder, and vanilla extract to a food processor or blender.
  • Process/blend until smooth, light, and airy (approximately 5 minutes).
  • Chill for at least two hours before serving.
  • Makes 2 1/2 cups of vegan chocolate mousse.


  • Store in an airtight container in the fridge for up to five days.


Serving: 0.25Cup | Calories: 232kcal | Carbohydrates: 36g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Sodium: 5mg | Potassium: 438mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 25g | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 27mg | Iron: 2mg