Creamy avocado is the perfect partner to desserts, with its rich flavor and healthy fats that are sure to make your taste buds happy! Satisfy your sweets cravings with these avocado desserts that feature the amazing avocado, and watch how surprised anyone you choose to share with is when they find out the star ingredient! The best part? You can find all of recipes to these avocado desserts on our Food Monster App!
1. Mexican-Spiced Chocolate Avocado Pudding
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Avocado in a dessert? Seems odd at first, we know. However, it makes sense that such a creamy vegetable would work well in a decadent pudding recipe. This Mexican-Spiced Chocolate Avocado Pudding from Emily Brees is so rich, creamy, and so chocolatey, you’ll forget about the avocado part– quickly. The chili powder, cinnamon, and salt add just the right amount of contrast.
2. Avo Paletas
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These Avo Paletas from Avocaderia by Alessandro Biggi, Francesco Brachetti and Alberto Gramigni are super high in healthy fats and are the perfect healthy alternative to sugary ice pops. They’re also super filling, so try snacking on one of these instead of reaching for the junk food. For extra-creamy pops, we add cashew butter to the mix. Want to take them to the next level? After they’re fully frozen, dip the paletas in melted chocolate, then coat with crushed nuts or espresso beans.
3. Fudgy Avocado Brownies
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Avocados are so versatile – pasta, sandwiches, salads. They are also used extensively in desserts due to their creamy texture and buttery taste. Since they are a rich source of good fats, the are an excellent replacement for butter in your bakes, like in these utterly rich Fudgy Avocado Brownies from Natasha Minocha. And no, you cannot see or taste the avocado!
4. Raw Oil-Free Avocado Lime Tart
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This Raw Oil-Free Avocado Lime Tart from Heidi Turunen only contains a handful of ingredients and are quick and easy to make. Just look at that color! It’s all from beautiful fresh avocado, no artificial coloring added. You can go easy on lime, or go all out if you like more zing! The walnut-date crust is a hearty touch. Garnish with edible flowers or fruit for some nice presentation.
5. Chocolate Cake
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The best one-bowl Chocolate Cake is accidentally vegan! Topped with avocado fudge frosting, this cake is rich, moist, and decadent.
6. Chocolate Avocado Bars
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Creamy, Chocolate Avocado Bars from The Mindful Avocado are a healthy dessert without sacrificing flavor! A layer of mashed avocado sweetened with agave and made smooth with coconut oil sits atop a grain-free, chocolatey date and almond crust.
7. Flourless Chocolate Cookies
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8. Avocado Coconut Lime Tartlets in Shortbread Crust
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A rich, buttery, soft, filling in an equally buttery sweet crust. These vibrant Avocado Coconut Lime Tartlets in Shortbread Crust from Joni Marie Newman are perfect to bring to a brunch, picnic, or even to eat on the couch!
9. Chocolate Tarts
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These little Chocolate Tarts by Harriet Porterfield are the perfect after dinner treat, mid afternoon snack and make a stunning treat for a dinner party with friends. The best thing is they taste rich and creamy but are secretly healthy!
10. Sugar-Free Dark Chocolate Mint Pops
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Need a break from your same ol’ dessert routine? Try these amazingly creamy Sugar-Free Dark Chocolate Mint Pops from Gabrielle St. Claire. What sets these pops apart are that they have a rich texture almost like cheesecake, they won’t melt like the traditional pops, pack avocado, coconut, stevia for sugar, a natural green color derived from the avocado, a dark chocolate drizzle shell, and crunchy pistachios!
11. Avocado Tofu Chocolate Mousse
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What’s not to love about a healthy dessert made with plant-based vegan goodness like this tasty Avocado Tofu Chocolate Mousse from Diane Smith? It’s great for a snack or it’s elegant for dinner guests and so easy to put together. You’ll be out of the kitchen in a flash.
12. 4-Ingredient Pistachio Nice Cream
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In a world of chocolate and vanilla, pistachio non-dairy ice cream can be tough to come across. Luckily, you can make your own at home using only four ingredients! This 4-Ingredient Pistachio Nice Cream recipe from Aryane Héroux-Blais is made using vanilla non-dairy milk, frozen bananas, avocado, and raw pistachios, but you would never guess that because the texture is strikingly similar to gelato. Finally, for a cute soft-serve ice cream shape, use a pastry piping bag to make swirls!
13. Mint Brownie Shake
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14. Dark Chocolate Avocado Truffles
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15. No-Bake Peanut Butter Chocolate Cheesecake
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This No-Bake Peanut Butter Chocolate Cheesecake from Aileen Metcalf is one of those recipes that WOWS non-vegans and has both nut-free and gluten-free options. No one will be able to tell it’s vegan and no one will taste the secret ingredient: avocado.
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