Dairy-Free Dark Chocolate Peppermint Mousse

17 January 11, 2017 - At Home, Essential Oil Recipes, Recipes, Sharing the Lifestyle, Vitality™ essential oils, Wellness, Young Living Lifestyle

Dark, delicious, decadent—diet friendly? This chocolate mousse recipe cuts out unhealthy fats and excess sugar without compromising texture or flavor. With just three dairy-free ingredients, you can have a satisfying dark chocolate mousse dessert in less than 15 minutes and without undoing your day. So when cookies and candy call your name, just reach into the fridge and escape to a guilt-free chocolate-peppermint wonderland.

Dairy-Free Dark Chocolate Peppermint Mousse Recipe

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Cook Time: 10 minutes

Total Time: 15 minutes

Dairy-Free Dark Chocolate Peppermint Mousse Recipe



  1. In a medium saucepan, bring filtered water to a boil. Turn off heat and add Yacon Syrup and chocolate.
  2. Whisk until completely melted and smooth.
  3. Add Peppermint Vitality and whisk again.
  4. Pour melted chocolate into the mixing bowl in the ice bath and whisk vigorously until mixture becomes thick and ribbon-like.
  5. Spoon mousse into petite serving cups or ramekins and refrigerate 1 hour.
  6. Garnish with a light dusting of powdered sugar and sprig of fresh mint.

Recipe courtesy of Sylvie Shirazi from Gourmande in the Kitchen.

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  • Frances Laverne Harrison February 27, 2017 - 10:22 am Reply

    thanks for sharing this , needed something for the Chocolate lovers in our family and still remain healthy eating lifestyle

  • Renae Meyer February 1, 2017 - 3:21 pm Reply

    Making this tonight for my Essential Oils between the sheets class! love that it’s dairy free! I might add orange vitality instead of peppermint vitality, hmm.

    • Carol February 21, 2017 - 6:49 pm Reply

      How much ice and water please?

      • Young Living February 23, 2017 - 11:02 am Reply

        Hey Carol! The amount of ice and water necessary for the ice bath depends on the size of your mixing bowl. As long as you have the ice bath high and cold enough that the mixing bowl contents can be cooled, it will turn out. We suggest that you first fill the ice bath with water and then add ice until the water is cold enough to solidify the mousse. Hope that helps and thanks for commenting!

  • Saskia J January 29, 2017 - 4:08 am Reply

    Absolutely delicious and so easy! Yesterday I made it for my Valentine’s DIY Spa Party. Easy to make (just make sure you have ice-cubes made). When whisking vigorously by hand it splashed all over so I used a hand mixer on lowest speed for about 5 minutes. Beautiful and light consistency and the taste is yummy. I may try without the syrup for less sweeter taste. Not sure if that would affect the consistency. It’s a keeper!

  • Jessa January 14, 2017 - 12:48 pm Reply

    Looks like it would make a great Valentine’s treat!! Thanks for sharing. I’ve been waiting to try Yacon syrup, but it’s been out of stock. Do you suggest a substitute? Thanks!!

  • Elizabeth Svercl January 14, 2017 - 10:01 am Reply

    Novice here! How much water in the ice and water bath? This sounds yummy!!!

  • Jack Tucker January 11, 2017 - 7:01 pm Reply

    The chocolate drink looks very interesting I want to try it.

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