BOSH! Banana and chocolate mousse recipe

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If you have any bananas hanging out in your fruit bowl that are past their best, then this is the recipe for you! From the vegan cookbook by BOSH!

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  • Vegan
  • Vegetarian
  • healthy
Cost RangeMid
Nutrition Per PortionRDA
Calories345 Kcal17%
Fat16 g23%
Protein16 g32%

If you have any bananas hanging out in your fruit bowl that are past their best, then this is the recipe for you!

Rich and decadent, these little chocolate pots taste expensive so give them a whirl to wow your buddies! If you like it sweeter, add a little more maple syrup, but be aware this will up the calories.

If you’re looking for a dinner party dessert, then look no further. When served up in a martini glass, these little puddings look expensive and super sweet, making them a perfect treat to serve up to your friends.

This banana and chocolate mousse recipe comes from the BOSH! Healthy Vegan cookbook by Ian Theasby and Henry Firth. The book is also packed with lots of other healthy, easy and completely vegan recipes. So if you’re looking to make a change to your eating, this is the perfect opportunity.


  • 3 ripe bananas (300g peeled weight)
  • 150ml oat cream
  • 1/4 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 75ml maple syrup
  • 150g cocoa powder
  • 50g fresh blueberries
  • Handful of mint leaves




  1. Peel and roughly chop the bananas. Put the bananas, oat cream, cinnamon and maple syrup in the blender and blitz until smooth. Add the cocoa powder and blitz again until smooth.
  2. Transfer the mousse to serving glasses and chill for at least 30 minutes until thickened.
  3. Remove the glasses from the fridge, top with the blueberries and mint leaves and serve.
Top Tip for making BOSH! Banana and chocolate mousse

For a healthy alternative, switch up the maple syrup for honey. Same effect, less calories!

Grace Walsh
Features Writer

Grace Walsh is a health and wellbeing writer, working across the subjects of family, relationships, and LGBT topics, as well as sleep and mental health. A digital journalist with over six years  experience as a writer and editor for UK publications, Grace is currently Health Editor for and has also worked with Cosmopolitan, Red, The i Paper, GoodtoKnow, and more. After graduating from the University of Warwick, she started her career writing about the complexities of sex and relationships, before combining personal hobbies with professional and writing about fitness.