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Old 02-16-2013, 12:05 PM   #1
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Avocado Chocolate Mousse

I wasn't sure where to put this . It's a dessert made with avocados .

I got it from another food forum ,apparently it came from Sheryl Crow who wanted to eat healthier after breast cancer .

It has a lovely soft texture, feels quite rich and decadent , you can't taste the avocado .

The recipe is simple, just 2 ripe avocados, half a cup of cocoa powder , half a cup of syrup - agave nectar or maple syrup , and one and a half teaspoon each of vanilla extract and almond extract . Blend .

Mine is quite dark as I prefer dark chocolate and my cocoa powder is Cadburys Bournville , but you could lighten it using some almond milk if you wanted to keep it vegan .

Bit different innit ?

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Old 02-16-2013, 12:16 PM   #2
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I wasn't sure where to put this . It's a dessert made with avocados .

I got it from another food forum ,apparently it came from Sheryl Crow who wanted to eat healthier after breast cancer .

It has a lovely soft texture, feels quite rich and decadent , you can't taste the avocado .

The recipe is simple, just 2 ripe avocados, half a cup of cocoa powder , half a cup of syrup - agave nectar or maple syrup , and one and a half teaspoon each of vanilla extract and almond extract . Blend .

Mine is quite dark as I prefer dark chocolate and my cocoa powder is Cadburys Bournville , but you could lighten it using some almond milk if you wanted to keep it vegan .

Bit different innit ?
Sounds lovely! I've heard of something similar, maybe from Nigella Lawson?

Thanks GQ!
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Old 02-17-2013, 07:47 AM   #3
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This sounds pretty cool! If you really can't taste the avo then I will try it for sure :)
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Old 02-17-2013, 12:26 PM   #4
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No you really cant, its just a lovely chocolatey treat. Nice texture.
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Old 02-17-2013, 01:35 PM   #5
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Great :) I'll try it soon, avocados are cheap at the moment. Better make it before the season ends and prices go up again!
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Old 02-17-2013, 02:42 PM   #6
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I make something similar with silken tofu rather than avocado. Yum!
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Old 02-17-2013, 09:08 PM   #7
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Love that stuff! The texture of it is perfectly smooth and creamy. I use a combination of a little honey + a little maple syrup since agave is not my thing.
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I love avocado chocolate mousse!Thank you for sharing this!!

We get lots of avos around here, so I try to eat at least 1/2 of one each day (dog gets the other half for her skin) :)

I use avos in brownies too :D
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Old 04-19-2013, 07:16 AM   #9
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Sounds very nice and looks good too
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Sounds very nice! I also like the sound of the avocado chocolate brownies that were mentioned! :) Does anyone have a recipe for that aswell?
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