This decadent tart is comprised of a silky-smooth chocolate mouse that is flecked with ripe cherries and sandwiched between a chocolate walnut crust that is mind-blowingly good. It's the perfect dessert to break out for a special occasion and store wonderfully in the refrigerator.

Raw Chocolate and Cherry Mousse Tart [Vegan, Gluten-Free]





For the Crust and Crumble Topping:

  • 2 cups walnuts
  • 2 teaspoons of coconut oil, melted in a double boiler
  • 1 cup dates
  • 3 teaspoons of maple syrup
  • 2 tablespoons cocoa powder

For the Filling:

  • 2 large avocados
  • 3 teaspoons maple syrup
  • 4 tablespoons raw cocoa
  • 1 banana
  • 1/2 cup fresh or frozen cherries
  • 1 pinch sea salt
  • 1/3 cup coconut oil, melted in a double boiler


  1. Blend all the ingredients for the top and bottom layer in a food processor.
  2. Split the dough into two parts.
  3. Press half the dough into the bottom of your pie mold and press it down with your fingertips.
  4. Put the mold into the freezer.
  5. During this time, prepare the chocolate mousse. Place all of the ingredients for the mousse, except cherries, into a food processor and blend them into a homogeneous mass.
  6. At the end, add cherries halves and gently mix them by hand.
  7. Set the mouse at the center of one of the molds but leave the edges clear.
  8. Place the second mold over the top and place the whole thing in the freezer for about 30 minutes.