Easy Coconut Strawberry Mousse | Desi-licious RD

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Lose yourself in dessert magic with this super easy vegan Coconut Strawberry Mousse. Made with only four ingredients, it's the perfect creamy, fluffy mousse dessert that you've been waiting for. Just don't forget the spoon!
Prep Time10 mins
Refrigeration Time3 hrs
Course: Dessert, Snack
Servings: 5 servings
Author: Shahzadi Devje
Four bowls of coconut strawberry mousse on a wooden round tray with pink roses and fresh strawberries all around

Ingredients

  • 1 cup strawberries frozen, heaping cup, defrosted
  • 1/2 cup aquafaba
  • 1 cup coconut cream thick, use the cream part and not the water
  • 2 tbsp maple syrup

Instructions

  • Defrost the frozen strawberries in the microwave. 
  • Whisk the aquafaba (liquid leftover from cooked chickpeas) in an electric mixer. For ease, I obtain the aquafaba from a can of unsalted chickpeas. Whisk the aquafaba for 5-6 minutes to achieve a medium-stiff peak. Transfer to a large mixing bowl and set aside. 
  • Wipe your mixer clean and whisk the coconut cream for 3-4 minutes. Add this to the whipped aquafaba, but don't mix.
  • Puree the strawberries with maple syrup in a blender.
  • Fold the strawberry puree into the whipped aquafaba and coconut cream. Be gentle and take your time to ensure everything is combined well. This gentle folding is what will give your strawberry mousse that delicate and fluffy consistency.
  • Transfer into small or medium bowls and refrigerate for at least one hour - ideally three hours.

Notes

**Aquafaba is a relatively new trend. There is limited information regarding its nutritional composition.
Desi-licious RD Recipe Tips
  • Don't overdo it in the microwave. The thawed strawberries should look bright—otherwise, they will lose their shape and become too wet. If the strawberries are too frozen, you can microwave for another 10-15 seconds
  • Choose thick coconut cream - not coconut milk; or else, your coconut strawberry mousse will be too runny and not have the right consistency
  • Use an electric mixer to whip the aquafaba and coconut. Doing this by hand will take too long
  • Be patient when you whisk the aquafaba. You want to achieve a stiff peak for that perfect strawberry mousse softness
  • For best results, I'd recommend refrigerating the mousse for at least 3 hours
  • Just before serving, garnish with strawberries, a sprig of mint and coconut shavings
Nutrition Facts
Easy Coconut Strawberry Mousse | Desi-licious RD
Amount Per Serving
Calories 196 Calories from Fat 153
% Daily Value*
Fat 17g26%
Saturated Fat 15g75%
Sodium 3mg0%
Potassium 218mg6%
Carbohydrates 11g4%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 6g7%
Protein 2g4%
Vitamin C 18mg22%
Calcium 19mg2%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.