Avocado has come a long way. From being known only as the main ingredient in guacamole, to its entrance at the salad bar, and now as an ingredient in desserts, the avocado has shown itself to be a versatile superfood. Combine this culinary wonder with chocolate and you’ve got an amazing treat that tastes decadent and has a healthy bent to boot! Here are some of our favorite Chocolate & Avocado recipes!
Giada De Laurentiis’ Chocolate Avocado Mousse will have you in disbelief that something that tastes so indulgent could be made with a healthy superfood like avocado! With only 15 minutes of cook and prep time combined, and 3 hours of chill time, this is a great choice for a dinner party or Girls Night In when you want to be with your guests and out of the kitchen.
Enjoy the delicious combination of chili and chocolate in these amazing Avocado Chili Brownies. The fudge-like texture comes from the avocado called for in this Avocado Chili Brownies with Avocado Tequila Ice Cream recipe. These brownies topped with real ice cream are far from a healthy treat, but the incorporation of avocados makes for a unique and colorful ending to a Mexican inspired dinner. (via My Bueno Cookbook)
Keeping up with the spiced chocolate theme, here’s a recipe for a Spiced Chocolate Avocado Cupcakes with Ganache Frosting, complete with cayenne pepper and ginger, topped with a Ganache Frosting made with avocado and coconut milk as its main ingredients from Shape.com. (via Big Bake Theory)
This fruity, chocolate sensation is only 15 minutes away! Check out the Raw Raspberry Ganache Fudge Cake recipe at Yummly.com and enjoy this raw, superfood-laden treat today! With walnuts, dates, avocados and raspberries, this will be sure to satisfy both your sweet tooth and your hunger. (via Yummly)
If your looking for a chocolate fix with none of the guilt, try this No Guilt Chocolate Pudding. With cocoa powder, avocados and maple syrup (substitute with Agave Nectar for an even healthier version!), this is one avocado chocolate treat you can enjoy with no regrets! (via Yummly)
Whether you’re looking for a show stopping dessert for a gathering or a quick, healthy treat to make for yourself, Skinny Mom has you covered with one of these five delicious chocolate avocado recipes!