Desserts

Chocolate Avocado Mousse For 2

Chocolate Avocado Mousse For 2, a deliciously healthy dessert that makes a great Valentine’s Day treat. Light, smooth and incredibly tasty, this dessert can be ready in less than 5 minutes. Best served chilled.

A pot of chocolate avocado mousse topped with a sugar rose and other roses around the pot

It’s that time of the year again when roses, hearts and chocolates can be seen everywhere. Shops are trying hard to make us dig deep into our pockets to buy expensive presents and indulgent desserts for the other half.

So, how about we make a super delicious dessert at home? And that almost guilt-free. Forget about all those heavy chocolate desserts, a super light chocolate avocado mousse can be made so easily.

I know, you might be wondering what does avocado have to do with a chocolate dessert, but, even to my surprise, it tastes absolutely beautiful. And you can hardly tell there is avocado in it.

Love it or hate it, avocado is one of the most popular super food all over the world. It’s dense, creamy texture makes a good marriage with the light cream, giving us a dessert to remember.

Now, if you are not quite into bitter-sweet dessert, you might want to add some more vanilla sugar or honey, maple syrup or even sweetener. The secret here is to chill the mousse well for at least 4-6 hours beore serving, ideally overnight.

A collage of two photos to show how to make chocolate avocado mousse

When l first tasted it, l wasn’t quite convinced that l liked it, but after refrigerating it, it was a completely different dessert. Super yummy, airy, with the right amount of sweetness. i never liked avocado at room temperature, but chilled it’s a different story.

It tastes less oily, and has a certain freshness that l absolutely love. Well, desserts in general taste better cold fro the fridge, unless we talk about hot sauces and the like. If you want to decorate the mousse pots, you can use anything you have: heart sprinkles, sugar roses, or just some whipped cream with chocolate sauce.

You will see that I used only cocoa powder for my chocolate avocado mousse, but you can melt some chocolate too and add it to the whipped cream. It’s up to you how dense you like it.

If you want a vegan option, omit the whipped cream altogether, and just use avocado and cocoa powder. And sweeten it with maple syrup rather than honey. I have recently read that honey is not actually vegan, which was like a complete new revelation to me. I have never thought honey would not be vegan. You live and learn!!!

I actually have another recipe for vegan chocolate mousse, my Vegan Chocolate Mousse with Aquafaba, which is made with chickpea liquid, rather than cream or egg white. Equally delicious, and as surprisingly easy to make.

And this is my superlicious Valentine’s Day dessert for this year. Enjoy, you are in for a treat!

2 pots of chocolate avocado mousse with sugar roses around them

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A pot of chocolate avocado mousse topped with a sugar rose and other roses around the pot
Chocolate Avocado Mousse For 2
Prep Time
5 mins
Total Time
5 mins
 

Chocolate Avocado Mousse For 2, a light, yet indulgent dessert that makes a great Valentine's Day treat.

Course: Dessert
Cuisine: International
Servings: 2 people
Calories: 543 kcal
Author: Daniela Anderson
Ingredients
  • 2 medium avocados
  • 1 tbsp cocoa powder
  • 150 ml whipped cream
  • 1 tbsp vanilla sugar
Instructions
  1. Peel the avocados and add the flesh to a food processor together with the cocoa powder and blitz to get a smooth paste.

  2. In a bowl, beat the whipped cream with the vanilla sugar until you get stiff peaks, then gently fold the mixture into the avocado paste.

  3. Add maple syrup or honey if you want the mousse sweeter.

  4. Divide the mixture between 2 pots and chill for 4-6 hours, ideally overnight.

  5. Serve cold.

Nutrition Facts
Chocolate Avocado Mousse For 2
Amount Per Serving
Calories 543 Calories from Fat 414
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 46g 71%
Saturated Fat 14g 70%
Cholesterol 57mg 19%
Sodium 20mg 1%
Potassium 1126mg 32%
Total Carbohydrates 34g 11%
Dietary Fiber 14g 56%
Sugars 13g
Protein 6g 12%
Vitamin A 16.1%
Vitamin C 24.4%
Calcium 10%
Iron 8.2%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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