Chocolate Avocado Mousse Recipe

Recipe - Avocado Chocolate Mousse

This velvety, decadent dessert takes chocolate mousse to a new level with the addition of avocado. And best of all, it's easy to make for special occasions or for the holiday season!

Serves 4

Ingredients

  • 1 ripe avocado
  • ¼ cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 1 Tbsp honey, maple syrup, or agave
  • 2 to 4 Tbsp cocoa powder, to taste
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • ¼ cup almond milk, divided in half

Directions

  • Slice and peel the avocado and put into a food processor or blender.
  • Melt the chocolate chips in the microwave in a microwave-safe bowl in 15 second intervals, adding a few drops of water as needed to keep the consistency smooth.
  • Add the melted chocolate chips, honey, cocoa powder, vanilla extract, and half of the almond milk to the avocado; blend together until smooth, adding in more almond milk if needed.
  • Serve in small muffin cups or dishes. Enjoy with fresh fruit or nuts on top!

Nutritional Analysis

(1 serving)

  • Calories: 145
  • Fat: 10 grams
  • Carbs: 17 grams
  • Fiber: 5 grams
  • Sugar: 3 grams
  • Protein: 2 grams

Updated January 31, 2020

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