Believe it or not, I’ve only recently discovered avocado and its divine, creamy texture. Some people I know love avocado (hi, Andrea), but they only eat it in savory dishes. Considering that, let’s face it, avocado almost has no flavor, I decided to make a dessert out of it. And so, the quickest chocolate pudding was born!
No need for cooking it and cooling it. All you need is a blender or a food processor, three ingredients and three minutes of your time. Perfect!
You will need
- 1 large ripe avocado
- 1 tbsp cocoa
- 1 tbsp honey or agave/maple syrup (more or less, to your liking)
- Optional: raspberries, strawberries, cherries (♪ ♫ and an angel’s kiss in spring ♫ ♪)
How to make
Peel the avocado, chop it into large pieces, and add it to your blender or food processor. Add honey and cocoa and blend everything until it comes together and becomes creamy. And that’s basically it!
However, I do recommend adding some fruit to it. Raspberries are my favorite and they go unbelievably well with this pudding. But as always, I encourage you to experiment. 🙂
Tips and tricks
- Ripe avocado should have dark skin. It should be soft when you gently press it, but it shouldn’t get “bruised.”
- If you use a few drops of stevia instead of honey, you’ll get yourself a keto-friendly dessert. In this case, add 2-3 tbsp of water or almond milk. I tried this version too, it’s also delicious.
- Maybe you’ll crave to eat everything at once (I know I always do). However, I read in multiple sources that a recommended daily dose of avocado per person is 1/3 to 1/2 of a large and ripe one. Therefore, I suggest that you share this amount with someone you love. 🙂 Alternatively, you can save it in an airtight container for the following day.
- I tried making this dessert in both a food processor and a bullet blender. I prefer the food processor , because it makes everything come together much better.
- Although I like to call this “pudding,” the texture is somewhere between pudding and mousse. Either way, it’s delicious and it has become one of my favorites.