Coconut chocolate mousse pie - vegan, flourless, no refined sugar

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One small piece of this rich and delicious pie will satisfy your sugar cravings and you won't even believe that it contains only healthy ingredients. It is dairy free, gluten-free, grain free and contains no refined sugar.

Ingredients for the pie crust

  • 1/2 cup melted coconut oil
  • 2 cups dried finely shredded coconut

How to make the crust

  1. Mix coconut with coconut oil in a small bowl.
  2. Transfer to a non-stick 9-inch (23 cm) pie pan and press firmly and evenly against the bottom and sides.
  3. Bake at 300 F (150 C) for 20 - 25 minutes or until crust is a dark golden color.
  4. Let it cool down to room temperature.

You can also leave the crust raw so no baking will be necessary.

Ingredients for the pie filling

  • 1 large avocado
  • 1 cup coconut cream (remove the cream part from the coconut milk can)
  • 4 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1/4 - 1/2 cup maple syrup (depending how sweet you want it)
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

How to make the pie filling

  1. Place all ingredients in a food processor or a high speed blender and process until a creamy consistency is reached.
  2. Fill the pie crust with the pie filling and spread evenly.

Ingredients for the chocolate topping

  • 1/2 cup coconut oil
  • 2 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 2 tablespoons maple syrup

How to make the chocolate topping

  1. Melt coconut oil in a small pot on the stove.
  2. Turn the heat to minimum.
  3. While mixing, add maple syrup and cocoa powder and whisk well for about a minute.
  4. Remove from the stove and let cool down a bit.
  5. Once the chocolate is cooler, sprinkle or spread it on top of the pie.

Store in a refrigerator for a few hours or overnight before serving.

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