Decadent Chocolate Avocado Mousse
Indulge in the lusciousness of this Decadent Chocolate Avocado Mousse—a creamy and velvety vegan dessert that will satisfy your sweet cravings. With a preparation time of just 15 minutes, you can whip up this guilt-free treat in no time.
Avocados provide a creamy base for this dessert while offering heart-healthy monounsaturated fats and a good dose of vitamins and minerals. Raw cacao powder is rich in antioxidants and can boost mood and cognitive function.
• 2 ripe avocados
• 1/4 cup raw cacao powder
• 1/4 cup maple syrup or agave nectar
• 1/4 cup plant-based milk (such as almond or coconut milk)
• 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
• Pinch of salt
• Optional toppings: shaved dark chocolate, fresh berries, or chopped nuts
HOW TO MAKE IT
1) In a food processor or blender, combine the ripe avocados, raw cacao powder, maple syrup or agave nectar, plant-based milk, vanilla extract, and salt.
2) Blend the ingredients until smooth and creamy, scraping down the sides of the processor as needed.
3) Transfer the mixture to serving bowls or glasses and refrigerate for at least 1 hour to set.
4) Just before serving, garnish the mousse with shaved dark chocolate, fresh berries, or chopped nuts for added texture and flavor.