Velvety Choco-Avo Mousse


Discover the smooth and luxurious taste of our Velvety Choco-Avo Mousse! This innovative dessert blends the creamy richness of avocado with the deep, indulgent flavor of chocolate, creating a unique and healthy treat. It's a perfect guilt-free indulgence for chocolate lovers, offering a silky texture and a richness that satisfies the sweet tooth while providing nutritional benefits.

Velvety Choco-Avo Mousse

Preparation and Cooking Times

  • Prep time: 15 minutes
  • Chill time: 1 hour
  • Total time: 1 hour 15 minutes

Servings and Serving Size

  • Serves: 4
  • Serving size: 1 cup

Nutritional Profile (per serving)

  • Calories: 250 kcal
  • Protein: 3g
  • Carbohydrates: 20g
  • Fat: 18g
  • Sodium: 10mg
  • Fiber: 7g


  • Ripe avocados: 2 medium (about 400g or 14 oz)
  • Unsweetened cocoa powder: 50g (1.76 oz)
  • Maple syrup or honey: 60ml (2 fl oz)
  • Almond milk or preferred milk: 60ml (2 fl oz)
  • Vanilla extract: 5ml (0.17 fl oz)
  • Sea salt: a pinch

Detailed Method of Preparation

  1. Blend Ingredients: Scoop the avocado flesh into a blender. Add cocoa powder, maple syrup, almond milk, vanilla extract, and a pinch of sea salt.
  2. Puree Until Smooth: Blend until the mixture is completely smooth, scraping down the sides as needed.
  3. Chill: Divide the mousse into serving cups and chill in the refrigerator for at least 1 hour.
  4. Serve: Garnish with a sprinkle of cocoa powder, fresh berries, or shaved chocolate before serving.

Tips for Culinary Success

  • Ensure the avocados are ripe for a smooth texture.
  • Adjust the sweetness to your preference by varying the amount of maple syrup or honey.
  • For a richer mousse, add a tablespoon of melted dark chocolate.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Can I make this mousse vegan?

Yes, use maple syrup instead of honey for a vegan version.

How long can I store this mousse?

It's best enjoyed fresh but can be stored in the refrigerator for up to 2 days.

Can I use a different type of milk?

Yes, any plant-based or dairy milk works well in this recipe.

Is this mousse gluten-free?

Yes, it is naturally gluten-free.