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Dark Chocolate Avocado Mousse

A healthy, no-sugar-added silky smooth chocolate avocado mousse dessert
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Servings 4
Author Melissa Stadler, Modern Honey

Ingredients

  • 4 ounces Dark or Semi-Sweet Chocolate melted
  • 2 Tablespoons Unsweetened Cocoa Powder
  • 1/3 cup Almond Milk
  • 2 teaspoons Vanilla
  • 2 Avocados
  • 1/4 cup 100% Real Maple Syrup may add more depending on preference
  • 2 Tablespoons Vital Proteins Gelatin or Collagen Peptides
  • Sprinkle Sea Salt

  • Topping:
  • Coconut Whipped Cream Dairy-Free Option:
  • 1 - 13.5 ounce can Full-Fat Canned Coconut Milk chilled overnight
  • 3 Tablespoons Sweetener of Choice -- powdered sugar coconut sugar, maple syrup
  • Sweetened Whipped Cream:
  • 1 cup Heavy Whipping Cream
  • 1/4 - 1/2 cup Powdered Sugar

  • Dark Chocolate Shavings

Instructions

  1. In a food processor or a blender, blend together melted chocolate, cocoa powder, almond milk, vanilla, avocados, maple syrup, gelatin, and sea salt.
  2. Pour into serving dishes and refrigerate for at least one hour.
  3. Serve the chocolate mousse with homemade whipped cream, coconut cream, or dark chocolate shavings.
  4. To make Coconut Whipped Cream: Start with a can of FULL-FAT coconut milk. Place can in the refrigerator overnight to allow the fat from the coconut milk to rise to the top and solidify. Once it is hard and solid, place the mixing bowl in refrigerator for 5-10 minutes. Skim the hardened coconut milk and place in a chilled mixing bowl. Whip until soft peaks form. Fold in sweetener of choice -- coconut sugar, maple syrup, granulated sugar, etc.
  5. To make Sweetened Whipped Cream: place heavy whipping cream into chilled bowl. Whip until soft peaks form. Stir in powdered sugar. Whip for 1 minute longer.