Naked chocolate mousse with hazelnut dust

Preparation time : 10 min + 3 hours setting time Servings : 4
  • 1 heaped Tbsp chia seeds
  • 1 x 400 g can coconut milk
  • 2 Tbs coconut oil
  • 2 Tbs raw cacao powder
  • 3 Tbs maple syrup (or honey or rice malt syrup)
  • 1/2 tsp instant espresso powder dissolved in 1 tsp warm water (optional)
  • 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon (optional)
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped roasted hazelnuts
  • fresh raspberries (optional)
Grind the chia seeds roughly in a pestle and mortar.

Add the chia seeds and all of the remaining ingredients to a mixing bowl, whisk until smooth and then divide between four small serving glasses or pretty cups.

Leave to set in the fridge for at least 3 hours, or until serving.

Garnish with roasted hazelnuts and fresh raspberries.

Serves 4.

Credit: Wholesome, by Sarah Graham, published by Struik Lifestyle.

Image credits: Curtis Gallon ©Penguin Random House SA (Pty) Ltd 2017

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