Love chocolate? How about avocado? What if you added the two together to make one delicious recipe? It might sound like a weird combination at first, but check out these 15 recipes featuring both avocado and chocolate that are sure to win you over!
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1. Chocolate Avocado Tart
Who can resist a delicious chewy crust filled with smooth and creamy chocolate? The magic ingredients in this one are the ripe avocado and soaked and sprouted raw cashews, which give way to a decadently pudding-like filling. This Chocolate Avocado Tart by Karen Kitto is the perfect healthy sweet to whip up for a party or a treat for you and your family.
2. Avocado Chocolate Cream Bars
3. Raw Avocado Cacao Mousse
This Raw Avocado Cacao Mousse by Clemence Moulaert will be your new favorite treat. It is surprisingly tasty, and you can’t taste the avocado at all. The avocado gives this sweet treat its silky softness, not to mention the vast amount of nutrients. You could eat this avocado chocolate mousse for breakfast, lunch, or dinner because it’s so healthy. More like a very thick smoothie or a pudding, you’ll forget how healthy this avocado chocolate mousse recipe is after your first bit.
4. Mexican-Spiced Chocolate Avocado Pudding
Avocado in a dessert? Seems odd at first, we know. However, it makes sense that such a creamy vegetable would work well in a decadent pudding recipe. This Mexican-Spiced Chocolate Avocado Pudding from Emily Brees is so rich, creamy, and so chocolatey, that you’ll forget about the avocado part– quickly. The chili powder, cinnamon, and salt add just the right amount of contrast.
5. Fudgy Avocado Brownies
Avocados are so versatile – pasta, sandwiches, salads. They are also used extensively in desserts due to their creamy texture and buttery taste. Since they are a rich source of good fats, they are an excellent replacement for butter in your bakes, like in these utterly rich Fudgy Avocado Brownies from Natasha Minocha. And no, you cannot see or taste the avocado!
6. Avocado Tofu Chocolate Mousse
What’s not to love about a healthy dessert made with plant-based vegan goodness like this tasty Avocado Tofu Chocolate Mousse from Diane Smith? It’s great for a snack or it’s elegant for dinner guests and so easy to put together. You’ll be out of the kitchen in a flash.
7. Chocolate Avocado Pudding
8. Raw Avocado and Cacao Smoothie Shake
Here’s a superfood shake that’s completely raw vegan, and completely delicious. Made with beneficial boosters like chia seeds, maca, and lucuma powder, this Raw Avocado and Cacao Smoothie Shake by Pauline Hanuise will provide you with the energy to take charge of your whole day. Try this for breakfast to invigorate your senses and well-being.
9. Chocolate Banana Avocado Pudding
This Chocolate Banana Avocado Pudding by Fabio Gallo is a fast and easy recipe for a perfect healthy treat. The avocado is tasteless and makes it so creamy! With a few basic ingredients and a little time to spare, you can have a delicious vegan dessert. It is a basic recipe that is very versatile. Add fresh fruit, nut butter, or even more chocolate to make it your own.
10. Chocolate Avocado Ice Cream
11. Blender Brownies with Chocolate Avocado Frosting
You’ve read that right—the batter for these brownies can be made in a blender! Not only does this mean minimal cleanup, but it’s also quick and easy to make. These Blender Brownies with Chocolate Avocado Frosting by The Veginner’s Cookbook are topped with a decadent avocado frosting and cocoa nibs.
12. Dark Chocolate Avocado Truffles
13. Avocado Brownies
14. Chocolate Cupcakes With Avocado-Mint Icing
Whoa, mama! Chocolate and mint pair up to create an amazing flavor sensation in these Chocolate Cupcakes With Avocado-Mint Icing by Jaclyn and Jenn Enchin. Avocado is the perfect candidate for the smooth and creamy mint icing that goes on top and the bright green color will be enough for your kids/dinner guests to be intrigued.
15. Chocolate Avocado Cookies
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