try this aquafaba

Chocolate Mousse

Aquafaba is the liquid that remains after cooking or canning chickpeas or other legumes. It is a viscous, water-like substance that has a texture similar to egg whites.

what is aquafaba??

• Vegan & gluten-free • 5 simple ingredients • Rich and decadent • Can make in advance • Great for entertaining • Fun & easy to make

recipe highlights

– ¾ (180 mL) cup aquafaba, from 19 oz can of chickpeas, at room temperature – ¾ cup (113 g) chocolate chips – ½ tbsp (8 g) coconut oil – 1 tsp (5 mL) lemon juice – 2 tbsp (15 g) powdered sugar

what you'll need

Melt the chocolate chips and coconut oil in the microwave in 30-second increments until completely melted, stirring in between increments. Set aside to cool.

melt chocolate



Open a 19 oz can of chickpeas and drain in a strain over a bowl or measuring cup to collect 3/4 of the liquid, or aquafaba.

collect aquafaba



Using a stand or electric hand-held mixer with the whisk attachment, whisk the aquafaba in a large bowl on high until stiff peaks form. This may take up to 10 minutes depending on your mixer. 

whip the aquafaba



Beat in the lemon and sugar, then add the melted chocolate and mix on low until fully incorporated.

add chocolate



Once all of the chocolate has been whisked into the mousse, transfer the mousse to 4 serving containers and place in the fridge for at least 4 hours to set.

chill to set



Serve with shaved chocolate or a dusting of cocoa powder, whipped cream and fresh berries.

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You won't believe this no-bake chocolate tart is completely dairy-free!

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