Light in texture and heavy on flavor…rich and chocolatey! Small portions of this dessert are enough to tackle any sweet tooth. I layered with juicy raspberries, but use any of your favorite berries!

Cacao Mousse and Raspberry Parfaits [Vegan, Gluten-Free]

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  • 1 can whole fat coconut milk, coconut cream separated and chilled in the freezer
  • 1/4 cup fresh or frozen and thawed raspberries (plus 1 pint fresh raspberries for layering)
  • 3 tablespoons raw cacao powder
  • 3 tablespoons pure maple syrup


  1. Gently open a can of whole fat coconut milk and scoop out coconut cream layer.
  2. Place cream in a small bowl and place in the freezer for ~30 minutes to harden.
  3. Using a hand-held electric mixer, blend coconut cream, ¼ cup fresh or thawed frozen raspberries, cacao and maple syrup. Blend until light and fluffy.
  4. Layer cacao mousse and fresh raspberries in parfait glasses and enjoy!

Nutritional Information

Per Serving: Calories: 206 | Carbs: 20 g | Fat: 14 g | Protein: 3g | Sodium: 10 mg | Sugar: 11 g Note: The information shown is based on available ingredients and preparation. It should not be considered a substitute for a professional nutritionist’s advice.


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