Saturday, April 21, 2012

Chocolate Banana Pudding with Avocados!

When I found this recipe for chocolate banana pudding with avocados, my stomach gave more of an apprehensive shudder rather than a leap for joy. A friend who had tried the recipe, however, insisted that the taste of the chocolate and especially the bananas dominated all other flavors. The cocoa powder also ended up masking any traces of dubious origins. I saw another recipe for just banana pudding with avocados and imaging eating a spoonful of green pudding required a bit too much suspension of disbelief.

Believe it or not, this pudding tastes absolutely delicious. With a consistency closer to chocolate mousse than pudding, I loved its rich dark chocolate flavor enhanced by the banana. The avocado created the velvety texture and possibly added just a hint of a nutty flavor. Super simple to make, I am curious what other flavors could build upon this recipe. 

Chocolate Banana Avocado Pudding
Serves 8
Adapted by allrecipes

2 Avocados - Peeled, pitted, and cut into chunks.
2 Bananas, peeled and cut into chunks.
1/2 cup Whole Milk. 
1/2 cup Unsweetened Cocoa Powder.
2 tablespoons sugar. (add another if not sweet enough)
1 Teaspoon lemon juice

1. Place avocados, bananas, milk, cocoa powder, sugar, and lemon juice together; place in blender if using a blender and place in a large deep bowl if using a hand mixer. Puree with blender or hand mixer until smooth.

2. Store in the refrigerator for at least an hour before serving.


1 comment:

  1. Will certainly have to try this! Have a lot of avocado that I need to use up!