Allergy Friendly Avocado, Chocolate Mousse

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Serves: 4
Prep Time: 25 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes

2 soft avocados, cut in half, seed removed
¼ cup dates soaked in ¼ cup water
½  cup maple syrup or honey
½ tsp vanilla
¹/³ cup cocoa or carob powder

For Optional Crust:

1 cup ground almonds
1 cup finely grated dried coconut
4 tbsp melted butter or coconut oil
2 tbsp honey

  • Whizz up the dates, maple syrup/honey and vanilla in processor or blender.
  • Add the avocado flesh and cocoa powder and process till creamy.
  • Serve chilled or room temperature.
  • Will keep in a sealed container in the fridge for about 3 days or up to 1 month in the freezer.
  • If using crust, mix all crust ingredients together and press into a pie dish and bake 10 min in a med-hot oven.
  • Chill and fill with mousse.
Layer with whipped cream and berries in a goblet or freeze for a few hours, then let sit on bench for 15 min ice cream!

Submitted by Josh and Charmagne Downes, Frankin, TAS 
"We all have friends and relations with food allergies, which makes this is a fun, tasty, and unusual treat for everyone!"
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Jac - on 27 July 2012
Recipe sounds lovely, but what about people (like myself) ware allergic to all nuts. At least as you said, the crust is optional. I am certainly going to try this recipe - minus the crust !! Jac
buccanmikey - on 27 July 2012
mmmmm-Avo chocolate mousse, will try and let you know the result.
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