cW Recipes: Maca Dark Chocolate Mousse
Enjoy the world’s healthiest foods to the fullest with these flavor-packed dishes!

Serves 4

Recipe ingredients


  • 1 1/2 cups dark chocolate bar, finely chopped, or chips, 65 percent or above
  • 1 tablespoon maca powder
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 3 egg yolks
  • 1/4 cup coconut sugar
  • Two 15-ounce cans coconut cream, refrigerated overnight 
  • 1 cup raspberries
  • Cacao nibs, to top (optional)


  1. Add chocolate to a microwave-safe bowl. Microwave in 20 second bursts until chocolate is melted.
  2. Stir in maca powder. Set aside until mixture reaches room temperature. 
  3. Using a stand or handheld mixer, beat egg yolks on medium-high in a medium bowl until yolks turn light yellow in color, about 2–3 minutes. 
  4. Slowly add coconut sugar and vanilla extract, mixing constantly for 1–2 minutes.
  5. In a medium saucepan, heat coconut cream and bring to a simmer.
  6. Using a stand or a handheld mixer, mix the eggs on medium-high speed and slowly add the coconut cream, 1/2 cup at a time.
  7. Add in the chocolate mixture and stir until evenly combined, about 1–2 minutes. Add mousse to 4 individual glass cups or small bowls. Cool in refrigerator for at least 3 hours to set. 
  8. Top with fresh raspberries. Top with cacao nibs or vegan whipped cream if desired. Serve cold.


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