Valentine’s Day Treat- Chocolate Avocado Mousse

Looking for a unusual treat for your sweetheart on Valentines Day? This silky smooth mousse made from ripe avocados will fit the bill for a unique taste for your love.

It’s raw diet friendly, vegan and vegetarian diet acceptable. The recipe below serves about 10 but you can easily cut it down for two or bring some to the office the next day. It can be made a day ahead and your date will never guess what’s in it.

 

 

Make sure your avocados are ripe, but not over ripe.

 

Use a good quality cocoa powder, it does make a difference- Ghirardelli Natural Unsweetened cocoa is a good choice and available at Target.

 

 

Puree until smooth, really smooth…

Add the flavorings and you are good to go!

 

Chocolate Avocado Mousse

This recipe can be made with any amounts of avocado, just keep adding cocoa and sweetener until it tastes like you want it to…

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Serves 10

Can be made a day or two ahead.

5 Avocados, peeled and diced

1 cup of good quality cocoa powder

Agave Syrup to taste (about a half of cup) or Honey of you prefer

1 Teaspoon vanilla extract

Zest of one orange

1/4 teaspoon salt

1 pint of Raspberries for Garnish (optional)

In a food processor puree avocados, cocoa powder and sweetness of choice. Add vanilla extract, orange and salt.

Place in container in Fridge until ready to serve. Scoop into pretty glasses and garnish with raspberries. Then play the guessing game with your guests of “Guess what the dessert is made of” Unless you give them hints, they will NEVER guess. Trust me.

Enjoy!

 

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