French Silk Pie
 
 
These mini-chocolate mousse cakes were inspired by the popular French silk pie recipe, but turned vegan! Check out this simple, vegan French silk pie recipe!
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Ingredients
  • For the chocolate mousse:
  • 2 cans full-fat coconut milk, refrigerated overnight, just the thick part
  • ⅓ cup chopped raw cacao butter
  • 1 Tbsp cacao powder
  • 2 Tbsp maple syrup
  • 1 ripe avocado, peeled and deseeded
  • ½ tsp natural vanilla extract
  • ⅓ tsp instant coffee
  • a pinch of sea salt
  • For the vegan whipped cream:
  • 1 tbsp cane sugar
  • few drops vanilla extract
  • 1 cup coconut cream
  • For the topping:
  • 2 Tbsp dark chocolate, shredded
  • 2 Tbsp berries
Instructions
  1. In a food processor or blender, add the avocado, maple syrup, vanilla, salt, and coffee.
  2. Process until incorporated and smooth. Set aside.
  3. In a double boiler, melt the cacao butter over low heat. Remove from heat and combine with cacao powder.
  4. Use a hand mixer to whisk the thick part of the coconut milk until fluffy.
  5. Using a rubber spatula or wooden spoon, combine gently the whisked coconut milk with the melted cacao butter mixture and avocado mixture. Mix until well incorporated.
  6. Divide the batter between the mini cake tins and place them in the fridge overnight.
  7. For the whipped cream, add the coconut cream, vanilla extract, and cane sugar in a large mixing bowl. Whisk with a hand mixer until fluffy. Refrigerate.
  8. To serve, gently remove the cake tins and place them on a serving plate, top the whipped cream, and garnish with shredded dark chocolate and berries.
Recipe by Gourmandelle | Vegetarian Blog at https://gourmandelle.com/vegan-french-silk-pie/