This Vegan Chocolate Orange Mousse Is Made With Tofu
This chocolate mousse is perfect for small vegan Thanksgiving gatherings. | Romy London

What’s a vegan Thanksgiving feast without a little dairy-free dessert? This tofu-based mousse is the perfect blend of orange, citrusy flavor and a smooth, chocolate-y taste. It’s the perfect pick-me-up for a holiday season like no other.

This Vegan Chocolate Orange Mousse Is Made With Tofu
An unforgettable vegan Thanksgiving dessert featuring rich chocolate and notes of orange. | Romy London

How to Make Vegan Chocolate Orange Mousse

Ingredients: 

350g silken tofu
1 tsp orange extract
zest of 1/2 unwaxed orange (plus a little more for decoration)
100g melted vegan chocolate (dark or “milk” chocolate, depending on preference)
1 tbsp maple syrup
1 tbsp coconut oil
A pinch of salt 

Preparation: 

  1. Melt the chocolate and coconut oil in a bain-marie (or double broiler).
  2. Add the silken tofu, orange extract, orange zest, maple syrup, salt, and melted chocolate/coconut mixture to a blender and blend for one to two minutes or until smooth.
  3. Transfer the chocolate mousse to two dessert jars and place them in the fridge to set for at least 30 minutes or until ready to serve. 
  4. Decorate with thin slices of orange & some extra zest and serve straight from the fridge.

Recipe by Romy London.


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