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3 h 15 m
“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.”
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
1Soak dates in 1 cup hot water until soft, 5 to 10 minutes. Drain.
2Process 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.