Vegan Avocado Chocolate Mousse Cake With Goji Berries

by | January 26, 2020

While avocado and chocolate may not seem like the most obvious combination, we assure you they’re a match made in heaven! Avocado goes with everything, anyway — or at least that’s what Instagram would have you believe.

This recipe, from Emily von Euw of This Rawsome Vegan Life, is an unexpected and easy-to-prepare delight sure to be a hit with the whole gang.

vegan chocolate mousse cake

Vegan Avocado Chocolate Mousse Cake With Goji Berries

Ingredients:

Crust

  • 1 cup walnuts
  • 1 cup raisins

Cake

  • 2 avocados
  • 1/4 cup melted coconut oil
  • 3 tablespoons cacao powder
  • 2 tablespoons maca powder
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla powder
  • 3-4 tablespoons coconut nectar or date paste 
  • Pinch of salt

Topping

  • 1 tablespoon each of almond butter, cacao powder and coconut nectar
  • 1/4 cup dried goji berries 
Chocolate Avocado Vegan Cake

Method:

  1. To make the crust, pulse the walnuts into powder in a food processor, then add the raisins and process until it begins to stick together. Press into the bottom of a small spring form pan. Put in the fridge.
  2. To make the cake, blend or process all the ingredients until smooth and thick. Spread evenly on your crust and refrigerate for 3 hours or overnight. 
  3. When ready to serve, make the chocolate sauce by stirring the almond butter, cacao powder and coconut nectar together until smooth. Drizzle over your cake and garnish with goji berries. Slice and enjoy!

You can find more recipes from Emily on her blog. as well as on Instagram and Facebook.

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