Vegan Chocolate Mousse with Aquafaba

Aquafaba chocolate mousse is a popular vegan dessert that uses the liquid from a can of chickpeas as a substitute for egg whites. This ingenious idea has taken the vegan world by storm and has revolutionized the way people think about dessert. The aquafaba creates a light and fluffy texture that is perfect for creating mousses, pavlovas, and even macarons. When combined with rich, velvety chocolate, this mousse is the ultimate indulgence for anyone looking for a vegan-friendly dessert option.


  • 1 can of chickpeas, drained (save the liquid)
  • 1/2 cup vegan dark chocolate chips
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • Pinch of sea salt


  1. In a double boiler, melt the chocolate chips until smooth.
  2. Remove from heat and let it cool for a few minutes.
  3. In a large bowl, add the aquafaba (the liquid from the chickpea can) and beat with an electric mixer until it forms soft peaks.
  4. Slowly pour in the maple syrup and continue beating until it forms stiff peaks.
  5. Add the vanilla extract and a pinch of sea salt and mix again.
  6. Using a spatula, gently fold in the melted chocolate into the aquafaba mixture until fully combined.
  7. Transfer the mixture into individual serving dishes and refrigerate for at least 2 hours.
  8. Top with your favorite toppings, such as raspberries or crushed nuts.

Enjoy your rich and indulgent vegan chocolate mousse made with the surprising ingredient of aquafaba!







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