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.

It’s also pretty versatile, in that it can be eaten warm or cold. If you serve it straight away, it has a custard type consistency.

I actually prefer to chill it in the fridge overnight, so that it thickens and becomes a pudding-like breakfast.

Just add a handful of berries on top for a simple brekkie or dessert.

For more indulgent ‘dessert for breakfast’ ideas, have a scroll through this post:

18 HEALTHY WAYS TO EAT DESSERT FOR BREAKFAST.

Some other healthy dessert recipes you might like to try: BANANA MANGO NICE CREAM

MANGO ICE CREAM POPS.

If you’re a chocolate mousse fan, I’ve got a couple of healthy versions in my GUILT_FREE DESSERTS & SNACKS EBOOK.

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Here’s the recipe

 

Banana mousse pudding topped with raspberries
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BANANA CHIA MOUSSE

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

Ingredients

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

Instructions

  • 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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