Vegan Double Chocolate Mousse Pie

Pecans next to a slice of no-bake double chocolate mousse pie topped with coconut whipped cream and caramel sauce

Chocolate lovers, rejoice! We now have a pie for you. This DOUBLE chocolate mousse pie is SEXY with a decadent, creamy chocolate filling over an uber chocolaty, date-pecan crust. Hubba hubba!

This EASY, 7-ingredient dessert is certain to impress family and friends. Bonus? It’s vegan, gluten-free, and sneaks in some protein, too! Let’s make pie!

Dates, almond butter, salt, pecans, cocoa powder, chocolate chips, vegan butter, and vanilla

This chocolate lover’s dream begins with a easy, 5-ingredient chocolate crust made by combining toasted pecans, cocoa powder, dates, salt, and almond butter in a food processor.

Food processor with pecans, almond butter, dates, salt, and cocoa powder

Then press the chocolaty, date-sweetened dough right into a pie pan and you’ve got pie crust! World’s best pie crust? Okay, perhaps not as simple as this one, nevertheless it’s an in depth second!

Pressing a chocolate-date-pecan crust into a pie pan

Subsequent, it’s time for the luscious, silky filling (simply take a look at her).

Spreading a thick ganache-like layer of chocolate filling into a pie crust

Made with simply TWO important substances: 1) silken tofu (pinky promise you may’t style it) and a couple of) melted chocolate chips, this filling develops a creamy, mousse-like texture after freezing for simply 1 hour.

The one step left is to slice it up, serve to mates, and await the “yums” and “wows.”

Slices of our no-bake double chocolate mousse pie surrounded by ingredients for topping

We hope you LOVE this vegan chocolate mousse pie! It’s:

Creamy
Decadent
Tremendous chocolaty
Nutty
Simple to make
& Has a secret protein-packed ingredient!

High with a drizzle of caramel sauce and a dollop of coconut whipped cream, and also you’ll be residing the dream.

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Close up photo showing the creamy texture of a slice of our chocolate mousse pie recipe

Prep Time 1 hour 20 minutes

Cook dinner Time 10 minutes

Complete Time 1 hour 30 minutes

Servings 12 (Slices)

Course Dessert

Delicacies Gluten-Free, Grain-Free, Vegan

Freezer Pleasant 1 month

Does it preserve? 4-5 Days

CRUST

  • 1 ¾ cups uncooked pecans
  • 1/3 cup unsweetened cocoa or cacao powder
  • 1 ½ cups (packed) pitted dates (measured after pitting)
  • 1 wholesome pinch sea salt
  • 1-2 Tbsp almond butter

FILLING

  • 12 ounces silken tofu* (drained, patted dry // agency tofu may work)
  • 1 ¾ cups dairy-free semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract (non-compulsory)
  • Preheat oven to 350 levels F (176 C). Add pecans to a naked baking sheet and toast for 10 minutes. Watch intently to stop burning. Take away from the oven and let cool barely.

  • As soon as cool sufficient to deal with, add the pecans to a food processor together with the cocoa powder, dates, sea salt, and almond butter. Combine till it reaches a nice meal. The combination ought to maintain collectively simply when pinched between your fingers. If too crumbly, add a bit extra almond butter and mix till it’s extra moldable. Put aside.
  • Choice to line a typical 9-inch pie pan (or comparable dimension pan) with parchment paper for simpler removing (we didn’t discover it crucial).

  • Switch the crust combination to the pie pan and unfold together with your palms to kind a free crust form. Then use a flat-bottomed object (similar to a ingesting glass) to press firmly alongside the perimeters and backside to kind a uniform crust that goes up the perimeters. Use your fingers to make sure the evenness of the crust’s high edges. Switch to the freezer (uncovered is ok) to set whereas making ready the filling.

  • Add silken tofu (drained and flippantly patted dry) to a high-speed blender. Put aside.
  • Soften the chocolate chips over a double boiler on the stovetop, stirring often, or within the microwave in 30-second increments. As soon as melted, shortly add to the high-speed blender with the tofu and mix till clean — about 1 minute — scraping down the perimeters as wanted. Add vanilla (non-compulsory) and mix once more till clean.

  • Pour filling over the crust and clean into a good layer with the again of a spoon. Cowl loosely with parchment paper and freeze till set (1 hour). Alternatively, refrigerate for a minimum of 2 hours or till fairly agency for a barely softer pie. As soon as set, retailer lined within the fridge for as much as 4-5 days, or within the freezer for as much as 1 month, effectively lined. Let thaw barely from frozen earlier than slicing.

  • To serve, get pleasure from as is or high with caramel sauce and/or coconut whipped cream (each non-compulsory). NOTE: As with most pies, the primary slice is usually a little difficult to get out of the pan, nevertheless it’s clean crusing from there.

*If soy-free, you may sub 1 ½ cups (225 g) uncooked cashews for the tofu for the same end result. Soak cashews in very popular water for half-hour and drain completely earlier than including to the blender.
*Diet data is a tough estimate calculated with the lesser quantity of almond butter and with out non-compulsory substances.

Serving: 1 slice Energy: 350 Carbohydrates: 39 g Protein: 6.4 g Fats: 22 g Saturated Fats: 6.6 g Polyunsaturated Fats: 4 g Monounsaturated Fats: 7.2 g Trans Fats: 0 g Ldl cholesterol: 0 mg Sodium: 17 mg Potassium: 340 mg Fiber: 6 g Sugar: 30 g Vitamin A: 7 IU Vitamin C: 0 mg Calcium: 78 mg Iron: 3.1 mg