Avocado-Chocolate Pudding

I don’t remember how I found this recipe exactly, I guess going from blog to blog, site to site, somewhere in the process it ended up in my bookmarks. I rediscovered it when my avocados ripened too much and I stared to look for ways to use them. I didn’t think something this good will come out of it, but hey, I suppose some things are just worth the risk. It turns out now, this kind of dessert has been quite popular in the blogosphere, but until recently, I’ve never heard of it. Use some really ripe avocados and bananas and enjoy a very delicious and guilt-free, mousselike dessert!


Ingredients (original recipe here):
1 ripe avocado
1 ripe banana
6 pitted medjool dates
1/4 cup almond milk (or any milk that you like to use)
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
a dash of salt

Place your avocado, banana, dates, milk and extract in a food processor. Mix until smooth.


Add cocoa, cinnamon, salt. Process again until the mixture is well blended together.


Place your pudding in serving cups and chill for at least an hour. After that sprinkle with cocoa powder or grated dark chocolate and serve. Enjoy!


Veery chocolate truffles muffins

Most of the time I’m not the biggest fan of baking muffins. Weirdly, I feel that they are just to quick to make and I can’t fully enjoy the baking process. Sometimes however, I feel sudden necesity to eat something very chocolatey:). Then, this recipe comes in handy. It’s  a variation of Nigela Lawson’s famous chocolate chip muffins.

Ingredients (makes 6):
125g flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/4 teaspoon bakin soda
1 tablespoon cocoa
80g powder sugar
125ml milk
45ml canola oil/coconut oil
1 small egg
1/2 teaspoon vanilla

100g chopped chocolate truffles (more if you need, I know I do)
* I used a mix of dark, milk and white truffles:)

In one bowl mix all dry ingredients, and in another all the wet ones. Pour the wet mixture into the dry one. No need to be too careful about this, you can even leave some bumps. Then mix in chopped truffles, leaving some to sprinkle on top.

Bake around 20 minutes in 200ºC.