I love making chocolate pudding with avocado. I know some people are skeptical thinking there is no way an avocado can taste good with something sweet like chocolate. Well, it can! Avocado has such a creamy texture and takes on the chocolate flavor. However, I understand some people may still be hesitant. I think you should definitely give it a try before knocking it though.
I have a recipe today though, in case your still not quite sure about the avocado chocolate pudding, but still want a healthy chocolate treat. I say healthy because this pudding is made with zero additional sugars, only the natural ones from the dates!
This recipe was adapted from here:
- 3/4 cup almond milk (you can also use water)
- 2 tbsp chia seeds
- 2 tbsp cocoa powder
- 4 Medjool dates, pitted
- 1/4 tsp vanilla extract
- Combine all ingredients in a high-powered blender* and blend until smooth and creamy.
- Pour into two serving dishes and fridge overnight, or at least 30 minutes before eating.
*A high-powered blender will give you the creamiest texture and make sure to grind those chia seeds completely. However, any blender will combine all ingredients but you may have more of a tapioca texture with the chia seeds.
I refrigerated my pudding overnight and it was amazing! I haven’t had a real pudding in YEARS! But this recipe is the closest I have ever come to having that sweet chocolate treat!
One day I’m also going to try using this as a chocolate sauce to swirl into banana ice cream!