WW Recipe of the Day: Dark Chocolate Avocado Mousse
This delicious dark chocolate mousse mixes together in minutes with just a handful of common ingredients and gets all its creamy goodness from avocado—a great source of healthy fats and fiber.
After chilling for an hour, you'll be rewarded with a heart-healthy, thick and creamy dessert that is sure to satisfy your chocolate craving!
How Many Calories and WW Points in this Mousse Dessert?
According to my calculations, each serving has 434 calories and:
9 *SmartPoints (Green plan)
9 *SmartPoints (Blue plan)
9 *SmartPoints (Purple plan)
13 *PointsPlus (Old plan)
How to Make Dark Chocolate Avocado Mousse
Step 1: Gather and prepare all ingredients.
Step 2: Add avocado, melted chocolate, cocoa powder, milk, maple syrup, vanilla, cinnamon and salt to food processor and process until smooth and creamy.
Use more milk for a thinner mousse and less milk for thicker mousse.
Step 3: Using a spoon, divide the mixture evenly between two small dessert glasses or ramekins.
Chill at least 1 hour in the refrigerator before serving.
Feel free to substitute non-fat milk, for the unsweetened almond milk.
Use less milk to make a thicker mousse and more milk for thinner mousse.
Enjoy your chocolate mousse as is, or topped with your favorite fresh berries—sliced strawberries, raspberries or blueberries would all be delicious.
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Dark Chocolate Avocado Mousse Recipe
- 1 large very ripe avocado, peeled and seeded
- 2 ounces 70% cacao dark baking chocolate, melted
- 2 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder
- ¼ cup unsweetened almond milk
- 2 tablespoons maple syrup
- ¼ teaspoon pure vanilla extract
- Pinch of ground cinnamon
- Pinch of salt
- Gather and prepare all ingredients.
- Add avocado, melted chocolate, cocoa powder, milk, maple syrup, vanilla, cinnamon and salt to food processor and process until smooth and creamy. Use more milk for a thinner mousse and less milk for thicker mousse.
- Using a spoon, divide the mixture evenly between two small dessert glasses or ramekins. Chill at least 1 hour in the refrigerator before serving.
Recipe source: The Heart Healthy Cookbook for Two 125 Perfectly Portioned Low Sodium, Low Fat Recipes by Jennifer Koslo PhD, RD, CSSD and Sarah Samaan MD, FACC
*PersonalPoints® calculated by WW. *PointsPlus® and SmartPoints® calculated by Simple Nourished Living; Not endorsed by Weight Watchers International, Inc. All recipe ingredients except optional items included in determining nutritional estimates. SmartPoints® values calculated WITHOUT each plan's ZeroPoint Foods (Green plan, Blue plan, Purple plan) using the WW Recipe Builder.
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