Creamy chocolate pudding with a hidden gem which is so good for you but chocolate masks its flavor for picky eaters! Tastes like an indulgent chocolate pudding. Made using avocados, cocoa powder, almond milk & honey and bruleed to give that crispy sugar crust on top!
Helooo Tuesday. Hope you all had a super duper wonderful and relaxing independence day weekend. Well done with long weekends and back to the grind. Today I am sharing something which has been around the internet for sometime now but I recently tried it and we immediately feel in love. Yes AVOCADO CHOCOLATE PUDDING. I was never sure how it will taste and I have been wondering that since last year. Now that’s one long time to chase a recipe and still be hesitant to try it at home. Well that’s me! But once I overcame my inhibitions and tried it, it was divine. Even Jerry who is sort of picky loved it and the best part : it’s totally HEALTHY!
These days we are trying to adopt a healthier lifestyle but don’t worry : we are still eating everything in moderation and still there is going to be those crepe cakes, those cheesy pastas around. This pudding fits the bill to eat healthier but since we both have a big sweet tooth, we are always craving for dessert after dinner and this chocolate pudding is simply perfect and filled with heart healthy ingredients.
It’s made with avocados, almond milk or you can use any milk of your choice, honey or sweetener of your choice, cocoa powder and tadaa there you have a delicious and creamy pudding just like a real chocolate pudding. Few hours in the refrigerator and it turns into a smooth luscious chocolate pudding. But then I wanted to give it my own unique twist and I went ahead and bruleed the top for that crispy sugar crust we crave in creme brulees. It’s like a dream dessert but if you on a total no sugar diet, you can leave out the bruleeing part and just enjoy the pudding.
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- 2 ripe avocados
- 1 cup unsweetened almond milk, any non dairy milk or any milk of your choice
- 6-8 tbsp honey or sweetener of your choice (Make sure not to use any sugar crystals though as they won't be able to dissolve completely)(In place of honey use maple syrup, agave, splenda, or white powdered sugar)
- ⅓ cup unsweetened cocoa powder
- Pinch of sea salt
- 2-3 tsp vanilla extract
- 1 tsp cinnamon
- White Sugar Crystals for sprinkling on top to brulee
- Add all the ingredients EXCEPT white sugar crystals in a high speed blender and blend until smooth. Taste and adjust coca powder, vanilla extract or sweetener to taste.
- Transfer it to clean bowls and cover with plastic wrap. Let it sit in refrigerator for around 6-8 hours. Just before ready to eat, sprinkle it with white crystal sugars and using a brulee torch, brulee it. Tranfer it to freezer for 10-15 mins and then EAT!
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Kitchen Belleicious saysJuly 7, 2015 at 2:57 PM
that is so interesting and looks delicious and rich!
Manali @ CookWithManali saysJuly 7, 2015 at 6:18 PM
I have been meaning to try avocado chocolate pudding for ages too just not sure how it would taste. But now you have motivated me to give it a shot. This looks good and I love the brulee part! yum!
Gayle @ Pumpkin 'N Spice saysJuly 8, 2015 at 5:30 AM
Wow this looks amazing, Ami! Creme brulee is my all-time favorite, so I’m loving this chocolate avocado version! I’ve always wanted to bake with avocados, so now I have the perfect recipe! Pinned!
Dannii @ Hungry Healthy Happy saysJuly 8, 2015 at 10:17 AM
We make chocolate avocado pudding all the time, but I love that you have made it in to a brulee. One of my favourite types of desserts.
Linda @ Veganosity saysJuly 8, 2015 at 5:57 PM
Now that’s what I’m talking about! I could eat this every day. Nice job Ami!
Anu-My Ginger Garlic Kitchen saysJuly 9, 2015 at 9:46 AM
What an awesome looking pudding Amy! Beautiful!
Savita @ ChefDeHome saysJuly 9, 2015 at 2:29 PM
I often can’t eat Cream Brulee due to raw eggs, but this one I can definitely try! thanks for sharing, Ami! love the idea of avocados!
nadia saysJuly 10, 2015 at 11:05 AM
What a great idea! I love avocado based desserts, never thought of using it to make a brulee!
Arpita@ The Gastronomic Bong saysJuly 10, 2015 at 2:46 PM
Wow.. avocado and chocolate thats a lovely combination. . Will definitely try this pudding. . 🙂
Kelly - Life Made Sweeter saysJuly 10, 2015 at 2:54 PM
This avocado brulee is so creative, Ami! Love this idea!
Lawyer Loves Lunch saysJuly 11, 2015 at 3:19 AM
Hooray for even more good stuff in chocolate desserts! That means you can have two servings of this creme brulee because it’s basically good for you, right? 🙂
marcie saysJuly 12, 2015 at 9:51 PM
I have yet to add avocado to my sweets, and I’ve heard so many great things about it. I love how you made such a decadent dessert so healthy! 🙂
Cyndi - My Kitchen Craze saysJuly 13, 2015 at 12:31 PM
Wow I love this Ami! I’ve never baked with avocados before but I need to change that! I absolutely love creme brûlée too. Loving this version.
Vineetha @ Mint and Mimosas saysJuly 14, 2015 at 3:45 PM
I’ve never seen a version of creme brulee like this! Sounds yummy!