Raw Vegan Chocolate Espresso Pudding with Irish MossCourse: DessertDifficulty: Easy
This raw chocolate pudding infused with a little espresso and made creamy with the addition of Irish Moss provides a healthier and delicious alternative. Note: to make this recipe, you need to have prepared the gel ahead of time.
1/2 cup Irish Moss gel
1 tbsp maple syrup *
1.2 tsp vanilla extract
2 tsp instant espresso powder
2 tbsp unsweetened cocoa powder *
1 cup coconut milk
2 tbsp warmed coconut oil
- In a blender, combine the all the ingredients, blending for 1 or 2 minutes until very smooth. Chill before serving. Garnish with Cacao nibs.
- Traditionally, Irish Moss has been rinsed and cooked into a liquid to thicken its texture into a pudding-like consistency. See this recipe for a raw option to prepare Irish Moss gel.
- Health notes: Irish Moss contains an abundance of minerals and trace elements to nourish the body and special fibers that will soothe the membranes and nourish the gut ecosystem. Read here to learn more about Irish Moss or this article if you would like to understand more about other ways you can use Irish Moss or read our article on the health benefits of Irish Moss.
- Note: the amounts of maple syrup and cocoa powder can be increased for a sweeter and stronger chocolate-tasting pudding