Chocolate Mousse Cake

Puddings/desserts can be quite tricky if you avoid dairy and eggs – most puds you come across are intrinsically full of the ingredients you want to avoid, particularly any ‘wow, I really really want to eat that’ kind of pudding. This pudding (in my opinion) gives the wow factor, but with allergy-friendly content and the result tastes amazing!

I’m rather proud of this recipe… So simple but utterly delicious and fools non-vegans every time πŸ˜‰

Chocolate Mousse Cake (dairy-free, egg-free, nut-free, peanut-free, sesame-free, vegetarian and vegan)

Makes one 8 inch cake

  • 150g dairy-free digestive biscuits, such as waitrose own brand
  • 50g dairy-free spread, melted
  • 300ml (one pack) soya whipping cream , I used Soyatoo
  • 100g dairy-free chocolate. I used Kinnerton

– Grease and line a springform cake tin
– Crush the biscuits and add the melted spread. Stir until well combined.
– Press into the base of the cake tin and place in the fridge to set
– Whip the soya whipping cream on high speed for at least two minutes, or until light and fluffy.
– In a microwave or a Bain Marie melt the chocolate.
– Gently stir the chocolate into the cream until well combined.
– Pour onto the biscuit base and level off the top.
– Place in the fridge to set.
– Remove from the tin and decorate as desired.

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Welcome. I'm a Cordon Bleu trained chef and mother with a passion for cooking vegetarian food. All recipes featured here are dairy, egg, and nut-free, thus 'accidentally' vegan, as my children are allergic to those. My aim is to recreate any dish, even what seems impossible, but free of the ingredients we can't have, and log my exploits here. Please browse what is now several hundred recipes. All the recipes posted (unless stated) are my own creations.

11 thoughts on “Chocolate Mousse Cake

    1. I think they sell it in Whole Foods, Wild Oats and an online store called VeganEssentials… it’s really fabulous stuff so worth seeking out…. they also do a brilliant squirty soya cream in a can that is perfect for topping hot choc πŸ˜‰ I used to use Crem-o-vita which also worked really well but it doesn’t seem available in the UK any more.

      1. Oh thanks Lucy! I must not be looking in the right aisles, but then again, Whole Foods is a bit of a trek for me, so I don’t go often. I’ll seek it out next time I’m there and let you know what I think! xx

      2. Ooh! I’ve tried that squirty Soyatoo! It was so yummy, I used it on everything. I may have even been caught squirting it straight onto a spoon (a few times) πŸ™‚

  1. Lucy, you’ve outdone yourself! The cake looks fantastic!… I’ve never used Soyatoo, but after seeing this, I’m really eager to give it a try.

  2. Sweet, sweet, sweet. Sweet! Cor, what a treat. Thanks as always Lucy. We’ll save this one for xmas time, trick a few relatives into eating something different. Happy days, lee

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