Valentine's Day is approaching and most of you must be looking for some decadent dessert recipes to surprise your loved one. And well, Valentine's Day celebrations are incomplete without chocolate. Chocolate mousse is one of my all-time favorite desserts and here is a healthier way to enjoy this mousse by using the super fruit - avocados.
I have been seeing several chocolate avocado mousse recipes over the internet and was tempted to try them every time I buy avocados, but I was little hesitant as how it would taste. When I finally tried it, I was surprised that it had no hint of avocado flavor, but I felt it was not chocolate-y enough! Over the next few attempts, I revised the recipe and finally I can say this mousse tastes as good as a chocolate mousse. Its silky smooth and is loaded with antioxidants and healthy fats. Try this guilt-free mousse for your love this Valentine.
Notes and Tips
- You can use honey or any other natural sweetener instead of maple syrup.
- If coconut cream is not available, substitute with whipping cream or top layer of full-fat coconut milk.
- Do not use low-fat or thin coconut milk for this recipe. It will make the mousse runny.