Banana mousse pudding

I need to start by explaining how I came to call this recipe banana mousse pudding.

I’ve actually just tweaked the name a little bit, as part of the process of updating some of my older recipes. So forgive me if you’re confused – it used to be “banana chia mousse.”

This recipe is kind of a hybrid of a custard, a mousse, and a chia pudding. I actually adapted this from a chia custard recipe, but I think mousse or pudding is a better description.

Make this delicious banana mousse pudding for an indulgent breakfast or dessert

This divine, creamy mousse can be eaten as an indulgent breakfast, but it also works perfectly as a dessert or snack.

For other healthy desserts, you might like to try this BANANA MANGO NICE CREAM, or these MANGO ICE CREAM POPS.

If you’re after a healthier chocolate mousse, I’ve got a couple of recipes in my DESSERTS & SNACKS EBOOK.

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Here’s the recipe


Banana mousse pudding topped with raspberries
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A delicious coconut milk mousse with the added benefits of chia seeds, this pudding is ideal for breakfast or dessert!
Course Breakfast
Cuisine American, Australian
Keyword banana chia pudding, chia mousse
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 3 people
Calories 290kcal


  • 1 small can coconut milk
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 banana, chopped
  • 3 Medjool dates, pitted and chopped
  • tsp vanilla extract
  • ½ tsp cinnamon
  • dash salt
  • 2 tsp chia seeds


  • Heat the coconut milk in a small saucepan over a medium heat.
  • As the milk starts to heat (after a minute or two) add the egg and whisk to blend. Add the cinnamon and vanilla.
  • Simmer for about 5 minutes, stirring constantly, until the mixture thickens, but don't let it boil.
  • Remove from the heat and pour into a blender.
  • Add the chopped banana, dates & salt, and blend until smooth.
  • Add the chia seeds and quickly blend again, just enough to mix them evenly through.
  • Transfer to a glass jar and allow to cool, then refrigerate overnight.
  • Serve with your choice of toppings and enjoy!
Serving: 1person | Calories: 290kcal | Carbohydrates: 22.2g | Protein: 5.6g | Fat: 21.9g
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