Paleo Parisian Chocolate Mousse

This chocolate mousse recipe was inspired by a trip to Paris, where I had the best mousse ever! This mousse was literally out of this world good. How does this sound? Fluffy, rich, chocolatey, silky mousse toped with a thin chocolate disk and an elegant, edible gold flake; and eaten on a bench overlooking the Louvre. Pretty dreamy, right? I love and miss Paris for so many reasons, this definitely being one. I tried to make this mousse as close in taste as possible yet making it nutritional as well, and it turned out almost the same as I remember! I can't wait to someday be able to go back, but until then this chocolate mouse will do, as I dream of Paris;) I hope you enjoy this treat when ever your craving a little bit of Paris. (paleo, egg-free, gluten-free, grain-free, dairy-free, refined sugar free)
25 minutes
46 minutes
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This is our estimate based on online research.
Fat:3 g
Carbohydrates:2 g
Protein:0 g
Calculated per serving.

Serves: 68

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Note, these instructions are written assuming the standard serving size, since you have modified the number of servings, these steps may need to be modified for best results
  1. Melt chocolate on stovetop or in the microwave, until completely melted.
  2. Stir in the 1 T of coconut oil, coffee or espresso powder, and salt. Set to the side.
  3. In a stand mixer add the coconut milk, with the whisk attachment whip for 3 minutes. Add the sugar and vanilla. Whip for 1 more minute.
  4. Into the coconut milk add the melted chocolate, cocoa powder, and ground chia seeds. Mix for 1 minute and scrape down the sides of the bowl.
  5. Pour the entire mixture into your blender and blend on high, to ensure the chia seeds are thoroughly ground and not noticeable. Blend until smooth.
  6. Pour the mousse into ramekins, set out on a tray.
  7. Put the tray of filled ramekins into the fridge and let sit for at least 4 hours.
  8. Once chilled, dig in and enjoy! Or see notes for optional topping for a prettier presentation.


Optional topping: - 1/2 cup dark chocolate chips (dairy-free) - 1 tsp. coconut oil - edible gold stars Melt ½ cup of chocolate. Add in coconut oil. Stir. Pour melted chocolate into a piping bag or plastic baggie. Snip a small opening on the end. On to a lined tray pipe the outlines of circles. And use a spatula to fill in the middle with more chocolate. Make sure the layer of chocolate is thick enough that when you peel it off it will not break. Put in the freezer for 5 minutes to set. Once set, peel off and top each ramekin of mousse. Sprinkle with a few edible gold stars or sprinkles.

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