Avocado Cacao Pudding with Coconut Milk and Cream
Savor the unique blend of flavors and health benefits in this Creamy Avocado and Cacao Pudding with Coconut Milk. Packed with healthy fats from avocado and filled with antioxidants from cacao, this dessert is as wholesome as it is delicious.
- 2 ripe avocados
- 1/4 cup of raw cacao powder
- 1/4 cup of pure maple syrup
- 1/2 cup of full-fat coconut milk
- 1 teaspoon of pure vanilla extract
- A pinch of sea salt
- Coconut cream for topping (optional)
1. Start by halving and pitting the avocados. Use a spoon to scoop out the flesh and place it in a blender or food processor.
2. Add the cacao powder, maple syrup, coconut milk, vanilla extract, and a pinch of sea salt to the blender.
3. Blend until the mixture is smooth and creamy. You might need to scrape down the sides a few times to ensure everything is well combined.
4. Once the pudding is at your desired consistency, scoop it into four dessert bowls or glasses.
5. Place 5 washed and dried raspberries on top of whipped cream. (Option: use coconut whipped cream instead of classic whipped cream)
6. Chill the pudding in the refrigerator for at least an hour before serving to allow it to set.
7. Before serving, top each pudding with a dollop of coconut cream if desired.
This Creamy Avocado and Cacao Pudding is a treat that lets you indulge while still taking care of your health. The avocados provide healthy monounsaturated fats and a host of vitamins and minerals. The cacao is full of antioxidants and adds a deep, rich chocolate flavor without the need for processed sugars. Lastly, the coconut milk and cream contribute to the pudding's velvety texture while adding another layer of healthful fats. Enjoy this nutrient-dense dessert knowing it's doing good for your body while satisfying your sweet tooth!