A close up of a bite of vegan aquafaba chocolate mousse.


A light and fluffy vegan chocolate mousse that is gluten free, dairy free, and nut free.

Course Dessert
Cuisine gluten free, vegan
Keyword aquafaba chocolate mousse, aquafaba mousse, vegan chocolate mousse
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
chill time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 10 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 217 kcal


  • 3/4 cup Aquafaba liquid from canned chickpeas or white beans.
  • 1/4 tsp cream of tartar or lemon juice
  • 1 TBS vanilla extract
  • 2/3 cup vegan powdered sugar
  • 1/4 cup refined coconut oil melted
  • 1/4 cup cocoa powder


  1. Drain and save the liquid from a can of chickpeas or white beans.
  2. Pour 3/4 cup of the liquid in a medium sized mixing bowl.

  3. Use a mixer and beat the liquid until it starts to get foamy.

  4.  Add the cream of tartar and continue to mix for 5 minutes on high until it becomes very fluffy and forms stiff peaks.

  5. Add vanilla and continue to beat for another 2 minute. (Total of 7 minutes so far).

  6. Slowly add powdered sugar while continuing to mix on high for 2 additional minutes until all vanilla and sugar are mixed in and the mixture if very fluffy. (This should equal a total of 9 minutes beating the aquafaba).

  7. Turn off mixer and mix melted coconut oil and cocoa powder until very smooth.

  8. Pour chocolate mixture into the aquafaba mixture.

  9. Turn on mixer to LOW and beat for 10 seconds to get the oil distributed. (Do NOT over mix or you will lose the fluffiness)!

  10. Use a rubber spatula to fold in any sections that didn’t incorporate.

  11. Pour into pretty glasses and refrigerate for at least 1 hour in the serving containers.

Recipe Notes

Nutrition Facts
Amount Per Serving (1 cup)
Calories 217 Calories from Fat 126
% Daily Value*
Fat 14g22%
Saturated Fat 12g75%
Sodium 4mg0%
Potassium 112mg3%
Carbohydrates 23g8%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 20g22%
Protein 1g2%
Calcium 7mg1%
Iron 0.7mg4%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.