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Vegan Coconut Chocolate Mousse

A smooth, rich, naturally vegan chocolate mousse with a coconut milk base
Course Dessert
Cuisine French
Keyword chocolate, dairy free, gluten free, vegan
Prep Time 15 minutes
Chill time 2 hours
Total Time 2 hours 15 minutes
Servings 5 bowls
Calories 302kcal


  • Electric mixer
  • Mixing bowl


  • 400 ml can of full-fat coconut milk (about 1 ¾ cups)
  • 100 g (4 oz) quality dark chocolate
  • 2 tbsp unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 2 tbsp icing sugar, sieved


  • Break up the chocolate into small chunks and carefully melt in the microwave on a low power, removing to stir every 15 seconds
  • In a large mixing bowl, tip in the melted chocolate, can of coconut milk, icing sugar and cocoa powder
  • Beat together with an electric hand mixer for 2 minutes, until thickened (the consistency will still be pourable)
  • Pour into separate ceramic dishes or small glasses, and refrigerate for at least 2 hours, or overnight if possible
  • Serve as is, or topped with mixed berries