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Avocado Chocolate Mousse

Avocado Chocolate Mousse

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Clock Icon for Prep Time 15 min prep
Person Icon for Serving Size 2 servings
Carrot Icon for Number of Ingredients Size 7 ingredients

You might be skeptical — avocado and chocolate? But together these ingredients make a rich, totally delicious, chocoholic dessert. Unsweetened chocolate is high in antioxidants, and when you combine it with avocado, a healthy plant-based...


  • 1 ripe avocado
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • ¼ cup unsweetened cocoa powder (see Chef Tips)
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 pinch of salt
  • 2 tablespoons milk of your choice
  • 1 cup washed raspberries (optional)
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Nutrition Facts


293 cals


17 g

Saturated Fat

4 g

Polyunsaturated Fat

2 g

Monounsaturated Fat

11 g


41 g


22 g


15 g


6 g


91 mg


  1. Cut the avocado in half and remove the pit. Using a spoon, scoop out the flesh and put into a small blender or food processor. Add the honey, cocoa powder, vanilla, salt, and milk. Blend until very smooth. Taste and adjust for desired sweetness.
  2. Pour mixture into a bowl and chill until ready to serve. Top with fresh raspberries.

Chef Tips

When choosing avocados for this dessert, look for the smaller, Hass variety. The large, green, smooth-skinned Florida avocados don’t have a creamy enough texture for this dessert.

If you prefer, you can substitute the honey in this recipe for agave and use a plant milk to make this recipe vegan-friendly.

Use the best quality cocoa powder you can find. For an even more intense chocolate experience, add an extra 2 tablespoons of cocoa powder. Adjust the amount of sweetener you use to taste.

Registered Dietitian Approved

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