Monday, March 21, 2016

Vegan Dark Chocolate Orange Mousse

If you ask me, mousse is one of the most underrated desserts! People often mistake its simplicity for a lack of indulgence.

But this stuff is oh-so decadent!!

This is seriously going to be my go-to for any get-togethers or dinner parties I may host in the future!

This mousse is crazy simple! Only 7 ingredients. No baking. And takes about 5 minutes to whip together.

It's the definition of fool-proof!

Best of all, it is sure to knock the socks off whoever is lucky enough to get invited to your next shindig!

The secret to this amazing mousse is Honey Acre's Dark Chocolate Orange Truffles! After that first delicious bite, it is hard to believe these truffles are made with only 3 ingredients: cocoa, honey, and orange extract!

I have never been a fan of orange flavored chocolate. But these have converted me into a believer of what a decadant pairing they are!

Got 5 minutes? Then you got time to whip up this incredible mousse!

Vegan Dark Chocolate Orange Mousse
Time: 5 minutes
Servings: 6

You Need:
10 Honey Acre Dark Chocolate Orange Truffles, unwrapped
4 Very Ripe Avocados, peeled and pitted
1/2 Cup Agave
1/2 Cup Unsweeted Coco Powder
1/2 Cup Coconut Milk
1/2 Tablespoon Vanilla Extract
1/4 Teaspoon Salt
Zest of 1 Orange
Optional Garnish:
Homemade Vegan Whipped Cream (featured in this post)
Orange Zest
Chocolate Shavings

1. Microwave orange truffles in microwave-safe bowl for about 30 seconds to melt, at 15 second internals stirring in between.
2. Combine avocados, agave, coco powder, coconut milk, vanilla, salt, and orange zest in food processor. Mix until combined.
3. Once ingredients are incorporated, pour melted orange dark chocolate through food processor chute (while food processor is on to allow even distribution.)
4. Once all ingredients are combined, pour into large bowl and refrigerate overnight.
5. To serve, portion into small bowls or cups and top with your preferred garnishes.

The avocado makes this mousse SO smooth and the coconut milk adds a delectable creamy element! No one will even know it's vegan! They will just know it's delicious!

What event would you make this vegan dark chocolate orange mousse for?

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