Chocolate Orange Mousse with Date Nut Crust

Chocolate Orange Mousse with Date Nut Crust

Dietary Gluten Free
Meal type Dessert
By author Ellen Allard

Ingredients

Crust

  • 1/2 cup walnuts
  • 1/2 cup pecans
  • 1 pinch sea salt
  • 3/4 cups pitted medjool dates
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon

Mousse

  • 12oz chocolate chips (Example: Trader Joe's dairy free)
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 tablespoon agave syrup
  • 1 tablespoon orange liqueur, (optional)
  • 4 drops wild orange doTERRA** essential oil, (optional)
  • 1 14-oz package silken tofu (shelf stable kind)

Directions

Crust:
Put all in food processor, mix until very crumbly. Set aside.
Mousse:
Melt chips in double boiler. When melted, remove from heat and add vanilla extract and agave syrup, and optional orange liquor and doTERRA Wild Orange essential oil. Mix until well blended. Set aside.

Put tofu in food processor and blend until smooth. Add chocolate mixture and blend until smooth.

Press the reserved date mixture into individual tart pans with removable bottoms. Use your fingers to press the mixture on the bottom and up the sides of the tart pan. Pour some of the mousse mixture into each pan. Chill until thoroughly cold.

For information on obtaining doTERRA Wild Orange Essential Oil, go here:
http://www.glutenfreediva.com/doterra-essential-oils/

For information on setting up a free Go Gluten Free Strategy Session with the Gluten Free Diva, go here: http://www.glutenfreediva.com/new-contact/
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