Dreamy avocado chocolate mousse

July 10, 2015


This creamy, dairy free, white sugar free version of a chocolate mousse can be found on pretty much every health oriented blog these days. So this is my version, that I have been swearing by for years. It’s so easy to make, so deliciously chocolatey, and totally impresses anyone you serve this to. Actually, most of the time I just make an entire batch for myself to eat in front of the TV. There is my little secret for you! I hope you enjoy it as much as I do. 



Preparation time: 5 minutes

For 4 servings: 


- 2 ripe, soft avocados 

- ½ cup + 2 Tbsp raw cacao powder

- ½ cup maple syrup (or other liquid sweetener of your choice) 

- ½ cup water 

- 2 Tbsp vanilla extract

- 1 tsp freshly squeezed lemon juice

- pinch of cinnamon 

- pinch of sea salt 


- toppings: banana slices, berries, cacao nibs, chopped nuts or anything else you can think of


Put all ingredients in the food processor and blend for 2 minutes until creamy and soft. There should be absolutely no chunks of avocado left. This keeps in the fridge for up to 10 days - if you can resist it! 




Bonus note: Make this into a banana chocolate mousse by adding a banana to the food processor. The banana adds extra sweetness without compromising the creamy texture. 


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