"Chocomole" Pudding

"Chocomole" Pudding

2 Reviews
From: EatingWell Magazine, January/February 2015

Creamy avocados make this dairy-free and vegan chocolate dessert recipe super-rich. Serve as a not-so-sweet dessert or with strawberries for dipping.

Ingredients 6 servings

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  • 16 Medjool dates, pitted and coarsely chopped
  • 3 ripe avocados
  • 1 cup unsweetened almond milk or coconut milk beverage
  • 1 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • ¼ cup pure maple syrup or agave nectar
  • 1 tablespoon coconut oil
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Pinch of sea salt, plus more for garnish

Preparation

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  1. Soak dates in 1 cup hot water until soft, 5 to 10 minutes. Drain.
  2. Process the dates, avocados, milk beverage, cocoa, maple syrup (or agave), oil, vanilla and a pinch of salt in a food processor until very smooth and creamy. Refrigerate until cold, about 3 hours. Serve garnished with a little extra sea salt, if desired.
  • Make Ahead Tip: Cover and refrigerate for up to 2 days. Stir before serving.

Nutrition information

  • Serving size: ½ cup
  • Per serving: 434 calories; 20 g fat(5 g sat); 16 g fiber; 74 g carbohydrates; 6 g protein; 96 mcg folate; 0 mg cholesterol; 52 g sugars; 9 g added sugars; 325 IU vitamin A; 10 mg vitamin C; 118 mg calcium; 3 mg iron; 54 mg sodium; 1,212 mg potassium
  • Nutrition Bonus: Folate (24% daily value)
  • Carbohydrate Servings: 5
  • Exchanges: 3 fruit, ½ other carbohydrate, 3½ fat

Reviews 2

July 06, 2015
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By: EatingWell User
Delicious Really tasty! I used Unsweetened Cashew milk, and it turned out wonderfully. Dates are a nutritional powerhouse, and make delicious treats. Pros: Easy Cons: Hard to wait for it to chill :)
March 06, 2015
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By: Heidele
Great alternative to dairy-based chocolate pudding Super smooth and tastes better after two days! I will try this recipe again but with only maple syrup and no dates. Pros: Great chocolate flavor, easy to make, full of nutritious ingredients Cons: a little grainy from the processed dates
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