Mexican Chocolate Avocado Mousse

This Mexican chocolate avocado mousse is gluten-free, dairy-free and egg-free. | cookeatpaleo.com

Somehow we ended up with five avocados in the house today. What do you do when you have extra avocados? Make chocolate mousse! This Mexican chocolate avocado mousse is creamy and decadent, with a hint of cinnamon and a little bit of heat. It’s an easy dessert that’s gluten-free, dairy-free and egg-free.

Chocolate mousse is traditionally made with eggs, cream or butter. Here, avocados and coconut milk stand in for the traditional ingredients. And raw cacao powder is used for the chocolate. One of the benefits of this recipe is that you don’t have to whip egg whites or melt chocolate. Just throw everything in the food processor and you’re good to go.

Mexican Chocolate Avocado Mousse is creamy and decadent, with a hint of cinnamon and a little bit of heat. It’s paleo, gluten-free, dairy-free and egg-free. | cookeatpaleo.com

Depending on the size and ripeness of your avocados, you may need to adjust some of the ingredients. Just make sure to taste the mousse once you blend it. If it’s too thick, add a little more coconut milk. Adjust the honey, cinnamon and ancho chile powder to your liking. However you make it, this Mexican chocolate avocado mousse is a quick treat.

Mexican Chocolate Avocado Mousse
 
Serves: 4-6 servings
Ingredients
  • 2 ripe avocados
  • ½ cup organic raw cacao powder
  • ½ cup full fat coconut milk
  • ⅓ cup local raw honey, to taste
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon, to taste
  • ¼ teaspoon ground ancho chile, to taste
Instructions
  1. Combine all ingredients in food processor and process until completely smooth.
  2. Taste and adjust seasonings.
  3. Spoon into serving dishes and chill to set.

 

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