Creamy dairy-free avocado chocolate mousse

avocado chocolate mousse

This dessert is a winner for everyone. Whether you have vegan friends coming to visit or a child with food allergies and intolerances – this dairy-free delight is sure to be a hit. You can even get your children involved with making this dessert.

Avocado and chocolate are best friends, and you’ll find out just how good when you try this recipe at home. This silky dessert will have everyone raving and asking you for the recipe.

Avocado Chocolate Mousse – Serves 4-6


  • 2 large avocados
  • 1/4 cup cocoa 
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract 
  • 3 tbsp maple syrup 
  • 1/3 cup coconut cream 
  • 150 g dark chocolate (70%), melted (optional) 


  1. Cut the avocados in half and remove the stone. Scoop the flesh into the large bowl of a food processor.
  2. Add the cocoa powder, vanilla, maple syrup and coconut cream. Process for 10 seconds.
  3. Scrape down the sides and process a further 10 seconds. 
  4. Add the cooled, melted chocolate. Process for 10-15 seconds or until creamy and smooth.
  5. Spoon into serving glasses or dishes. Serve with fresh fruit. 

This is a great dish that all kids can enjoy, regardless of food intolerances. If you would like to find out more about our centres, you can book a tour or send us a message

Written By

Alice, NEEC’s Chef

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