Chocolate and orange mousse

January 25, 2017


½ cup pitted dates, soaked in orange juice for a couple of hours

3 avocados, pitted

100g unsweetened cocoa powder

¼ cup agave, or to taste

1 tsp tamari, or to taste

1 tsp ground cinnamon (optional)

1 tsp natural vanilla extract

2 tbsp grated orange zest, plus extra to serve

Coconut cream or milk, to serve (optional)


1Drain the dates, then roughly chop.

2Place the dates in a blender or food processor, add the avocado flesh, cocoa, agave, tamari, cinnamon and vanilla and blend until smooth. Half-fill individual half-cup moulds and chill for about an hour.

3Serve with the coconut cream or milk (if using) and the extra orange zest.