Is there anything more comforting than a chocolate dessert? Muffin, soft, dark, profiterole, mousse… So many sweets that warm our hearts and that we always want to taste. Our cute sin among all these delicacies? The chocolate-mousse.
Light, greasy, divine, it always knows how to delight our taste buds and convince us to prepare one. However, with her eggs, the chocolate-mousse excluded from the team vegan. Whatever pushes us not to consume foods of animal origin, we should still have the right to enjoy this type of dessert. So, for those who want to enjoy it without including the eggs, we reveal the recipe for vegan chocolate mousse you will never be without.
How to replace eggs in a vegan chocolate mousse?
It is not because we have chosen to adopt a vegan diet that we have to deprive ourselves of all the little culinary pleasures that life offers us. However, we know that it is the whipped egg whites that give our creamy consistency chocolate-mousse. If you find a dark chocolate without a trace of ingredients of animal origin, you wonder how to find it if you prepare one without egg. Don’t panic, there is a little magical ingredient that will help us achieve the vegan chocolate mousse as incredible as possible.
That’s why I called, drum rolls, acquafaba. Wondering what it is? It’s simply chickpea storage water ? And no, you are not dreaming. The solution to enjoy a egg-free chocolate mousse, is found in these legumes. We have the very gourmet dessert.
Vegan chocolate mousse: creamy like the traditional recipe?
Now that you know what to replace your eggs with, the next question is whether aquafaba offers the same result. You might be surprised, but keep in mind that chickpea storage water offers an even more airy texture than eggs to our chocolate-mousse. Whipped at room temperature, adding the sugar little by little, the chickpea water will rise little by little, a bit like a meringue. We then get a firm and shiny texture like egg whites, but without egg whites.
This ingredient gives us a vegan chocolate mousse just as incredible, firmer and more melting, but also a lot Llight and ultra creamy. Also, since there is neither butter nor egg, your chocolate mousse will keep longer, so you can enjoy it as it should. Clearly, there is no reason not to adopt chickpea storage water in ours chocolate-mousse.
The recipe for vegan chocolate mousse
Vegan friends, take out your apron, here is the recipe that could take you to 7th heaven, in the land of gustatory pleasures that you will never want to abandon.
- 140 ml of water or cooked chickpea juice
- 1 C. tablespoon of powdered organic cane sugar
- 1 pinch of salt
- 100 g pistols or dark chocolate squares
- 1 C. tablespoon of vegetable milk (soy, almond, rice, coconut, etc.)
The preparation :
- Whip the aquafaba at room temperature with a pinch of salt as for the egg whites, at low speed.
- Gradually increase the speed and stir in the sugar.
- While it rises, melt the chocolate and milk of your choice in a bain-marie.
- Allow to cool before adding it to the whipped egg whites.
- Put everything in a container and refrigerate for at least 3 hours before tasting.