Hannah Bronfman's No Cook Chocolate Mousse, With Avocado

May 17, 2019
8 Ratings
Photo by Rocky Luten
  • Prep time 10 minutes
  • Serves 4
Author Notes

From Hannah Bronfman's Do What Feels Good: "When I made this mousse for Action Bronson on his VICELAND show, The Untitled Action Bronson Show, he was totally freaked about the idea of avocados for dessert. Once he tasted it, though, he was blown away. This mousse is super light and fluffy, and if you use a good-quality cocoa powder, you will never taste a hint of avocado (not to hate on avocados—you know I love you—but I love chocolate more). If you don’t want to use honey or agave to sweeten it, you can substitute 6 to 8 drops of liquid stevia. The key here is to whip the silky blend by hand to achieve the mousse-like consistency."
Copyright © 2019 by Hannah Bronfman. Published on January 8, 2019 by Harper Wave, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers. Reprinted by permission. —Ella Quittner

What You'll Need
  • 2 ripe avocados, pitted and peeled
  • 1/4 cup mild honey or agave nectar
  • 1/4 cup unsweetened natural (not Dutch-process) cocoa powder
  • 2 tablespoons milk of your choice (use a non-dairy milk if you'd like to keep this vegan)
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 1/8 teaspoon sea salt
  • For Serving
  • Coconut whipped cream
  • Fresh berries
  1. In a food processor fitted with an “S” blade, pulse the avocados until broken apart.
  2. Add the honey, cocoa powder, milk, vanilla extract, and salt and blend until smooth.
  3. Transfer to a bowl, and whip until a fluffy, mousse-like texture is achieved.
  4. Fill four individual serving bowls with the mousse and top with the coconut whipped cream and fresh berries.

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1 Review

courtrussell November 19, 2020
I thought this was delicious. I added 2T of extra cocoa, but my avocados were very ripe, so I added 1T at a time until I couldn’t taste avocado anymore. I didn’t top with whipped cream, but next time when I’m not making it at 8:30pm, I’ll do that.