Holiday Dishes: Vegan Chocolate Mousse
Posted on 12/05/2013
The secret ingredient in this recipe that makes it healthy, delicious and vegan?! Avocado.
Melt 1 cup dark chocolate in a stainless steel bowl that fits on top of a saucepan with a little simmering water then set aside.
In a blender combine the following ingredients:
- 1 cup good cocoa powder
- 1 cup maple syrup
- 1 tsp. balsamic vinegar
- zest from two oranges
- juice from two oranges
- ½ tsp. gluten free soy sauce
- 1 ripe banana
- 1 tsp. vanilla
- 1 T. instant coffee granules or just some finely ground coffee.
- a small dash of cinnamon
- 1 cup melted chocolate
Then add the secret ingredient: 6 avocados.
Add your avocados one at a time. Watch to see when the mixture begins to look more like a pudding. If you want to thin it out just add: ½ cup coconut milk. If you want to thicken it just add another avocado.
Serve in parfait or martini glasses and garnish with raspberries.