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Raw Vegan Chocolate Orange Tarts | A healthy, easy dessert recipe perfect for holiday parties | gluten-free and oil-free | can be made nut-free as well

Raw Vegan Chocolate Orange Tarts

Rich, creamy chocolate orange hazelnut mousse in a raw brownie crust. Flavorful and healthy, but tastes incredibly decadent. 

Course Dessert
Cuisine Gluten-free, Oil-free, Raw, Vegan
Servings 4 tarts
Author Carrots and Flowers


Tart Shells

  • 1/2 cup hemp seeds
  • 1/4 cup raw cacao
  • 1/2 cup dates packed tight
  • juice and zest of 1 small orange
  • pinch sea salt


  • 1 cup raw hazelnuts
  • 1/2 cup raw cacao
  • 1/2 cup agave nectar
  • juice and zest of 2 small oranges
  • pinch sea salt
  • 1 orange for garnish


  1. Soak the hazelnuts for four hours or overnight to soften, then drain. In a food processor, combine all tart shell ingredients. Process until smooth then divide the mixture into 4 mini tart molds. Press the shell into the mold evenly. 

  2. Add the soaked hazelnuts into the food processor along with the other filling ingredients. Process until smooth, then spoon the filling into the tart shells. Garnish with slices of orange and orange zest. 

Recipe Notes

Replace the hazelnuts with additional hemp seeds to make this dessert nut-free.

Tastes best after being refrigerated for 2-3 hours before serving.