Easy Low-Sugar Vegan Chocolate Pudding or Frosting
Recipe type: dessert
Prep time: 
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Serves: 1
  • 1 medium banana (6-8 oz when weighed with peel), peeled
  • flesh of 1 large avocado (8-9 oz when weighed with skin and pit)
  • ¼ tsp. vanilla extract
  • 2 oz. bittersweet (dark) chocolate
  • a few grains of salt
  • ½ tsp. cinnamon (optional)
  • 1 tsp. whiskey or coffee liquor or chocolate liquor or ¼ tsp. instant espresso powder (optional)
  • 1 tsp. toasted coconut flakes or chopped salted pistachios (optional toppings)
  1. If chocolate is not already in rounds (as in couverture rounds, or chips) break it up a little. Place in bowl. I melt chocolate using the microwave method. Zap for about 1 minute, stir, zap again for 30 seconds, stir, give it a minute to finish melting. If it needs an additional 30 seconds, zap again. The amount of microwaving needed will vary with your machine.
  2. Blend avocado and banana in your blender or food processor.
  3. Add melted chocolate and vanilla and blend again.
  4. Add a tiny bit of salt (optional).
  5. Add optional flavoring(s) if desired.
  6. Serve immediately.
Recipe by Fit and Fed at http://fitandfed.net/2014/04/15/easy-vegan-chocolate-pudding-or-frosting/