Vegan 70% Chocolate Mousse & Hazelnut

This vegan mousse recipe has been supplied by Mustapha Rahimi, Head Pastry Chef from Searcy’s.   If you’d like more inspiration from Mustapha you can follow him here:

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Vegan 70% Chocolate Mousse and Hazelnut

Ingredients –

Vegan Meringue

  • 241g Water
  • 8.3g Pea protein
  • 0.5g Xanthan Gum

Chocolate Mousse

  • 484g Water
  • 2g Pectin
  • 1g Guar Gum
  • 10g Inulin
  • 280g Dark Chocolate
  • 150g Vegan Meringue
  • 70g Inulin
  • 3g Calcium Lactate
  • 100g Hazelnut

Cocoa Glacage                                            

  • 150g Glucose
  • 405g Water
  • 150g Caster sugar
  • 120g Cocoa Powder
  • 10g Pectin X58
  • 60g Caster sugar
  • 100g Grapeseed Oil


Method for the Meringue

  1. Blend all the ingredients together.
  2. Whip on medium speed to ensure the stability.
  3. You can refrigerate this meringue at 4*C for approximately 7 days.

Method for the Chocolate Mousse

  1. Heat the water to 50*C, add the powders and blend with a hand blender.
  2. In the saucepan heat to 85*C and pour over the chocolate.
  3. Emulsify with a hand blender.
  4. Blend the whites with the powders and whip to form creamy and firm texture.
  5. Fold the meringue into the chocolate mixture at 40*C.
  6. Pipe straight into the desired silicone moulds.
  7. Freeze for at least 4 hours, preferably overnight.

For the Hazelnut

  1. Roast in the oven at 170*C for 8 minutes.
  2. Cool, break them into small pieces then use as a garnish.

Method for the Glacage

  1. Heat the glucose, water and sugar to 50*C.
  2. Add the powders, mixed together, whisk, then blend to remove any lumps.
  3. Whisk constantly to 85*C and pour over the oil and lecithin before emulsifying with hand blender.
  4. Cover and refrigerate to set.
  5. Use at 35-40*C.


Some of the ingredients can be found in Sosa products and some of them are on Amazon UK.


Allergens in this dish indicated by the Box (es) Marked ‘x’





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