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Chocolate and orange mousse

Yields1 Serving

 ½ cup pitted dates, soaked in orange juice for a couple of hours
 3 avocados, pitted
 100g unsweetened cocoa powder
 ¼ cup agave, or to taste
 1 tsp tamari, or to taste
 1 tsp ground cinnamon (optional)
 1 tsp natural vanilla extract
 2 tbsp grated orange zest, plus extra to serve
 Coconut cream or milk, to serve (optional)

Drain the dates, then roughly chop.


Place the dates in a blender or food processor, add the avocado flesh, cocoa, agave, tamari, cinnamon and vanilla and blend until smooth. Half-fill individual half-cup moulds and chill for about an hour.


Serve with the coconut cream or milk (if using) and the extra orange zest.