Decadent Dark Chocolate Avocado Mousse

16 May
I consider myself a pretty adventurous eater but, I even admit I had my doubts the first time my cousin suggest we serve this dessert at a family gathering. Now don’t get me wrong I love avocados and I love chocolate, but the combination of the two just seemed a bit odd to me! Apparently I wasn’t the only one who thought so because upon announcing our dessert, a Dark Chocolate Avocado Mousse to our family, we were met with quite a few apprehensive looks. However, one spoonful of this light but decadent dark chocolate mousse and it instantly became a favorite amongst the table. The mild avocado provided a perfect buttery and creamy texture which was then flavored up with vanilla extract and coco powder, and sea salt and naturally sweetened with coconut oil and honey. It by far was a perfect ending to a perfect and much enjoyed meal.
Ingredients
The flesh from 4 ripe Hass Avocados
½ cup of special dark coco powder (use less if you desire a less rich mousse)
½ cup of softened coconut oil
½ cup of honey
2 tsp of pure vanilla extract
A dash of Sea Salt
Method
1) Simply puree all ingredients together in a food processor until velvety smooth, sample mixture and add extra ingredients as needed according to preference
2) Refrigerate Mousse for 30 60 minutes ( if you refrigerate for any longer I suggest Re whipping mousse as the coconut oil may harden the mixture)
3) Pipe Mousse into long stemmed cordial glasses  and garnish with a raspberry for a truly elegant dessert
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4 Responses to “Decadent Dark Chocolate Avocado Mousse”

  1. meganchapple May 21, 2012 at 5:35 pm #

    These look yummy. Thank you for the follow x

  2. Ryan Rose August 7, 2012 at 3:15 am #

    This looks awesome!

  3. Marlon Musser December 3, 2012 at 5:14 am #

    Dark chocolates and milk chocolates are the best. –

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  4. Salina Voros March 17, 2013 at 5:48 am #

    Now here is a medical experiment you would love to volunteer for. Engler’s team divided 21 healthy adults into two groups. One group got a Dove Dark Chocolate bar every day for two weeks. Like other dark chocolate bars with high-cocoa content, this one is loaded with something called epicatechin. Epicatechin is a particularly active member of a group of compounds called plant flavoniods. Flavoniods keep cholesterol from gathering in blood vessels, reduce the risk of blood clots, and slow down the immune responses that lead to clogged arteries.;

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