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Chocolate Avocado Frosting

February 12, 2023
2 Ratings
Photo by Healthy Little Vittles | Gina Fontana
  • Prep time 25 minutes
  • Cook time 5 minutes
  • serves 6
Author Notes

This Chocolate Avocado Frosting is made with only 7 ingredients and is perfect to use in place of traditional frosting or buttercream frosting! There is no powdered sugar in this chocolate frosting recipe and is sweetened with maple syrup. Use this healthy chocolate frosting on cupcakes, brownies, cake, cookies, or as a dip for strawberries! —Healthy Little Vittles | Gina Fontana

What You'll Need
  • 2 medium avocados
  • 1 tablespoon unsweetened cacao/cocoa powder
  • 3 tablespoons pure maple syrup
  • 1/4 cup dark chocolate chips, melted
  • 1 tablespoon coconut oil, melted
  • 1/2 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 2 tablespoons plant milk (such as oat, rice, almond, coconut, etc)
  1. Scoop the flesh of the avocados into a food processor or blender. Melt the dark chocolate chips and coconut oil togerhr in a small bowl and then add them to the food processor along with the cacao powder, maple syrup, and pure vanilla. Blend until smooth and creamy. Add the plant milk and blend again for about a minute. Place the frosting in the fridge for 30 minutes to set up and then use it to spread over a cake, brownies, pipe onto cupcakes, cookies, as a dip with strawberries, etc. Once your dessert is frosted you can keep it out at room temperature. Keep any leftover frosting stored in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 3 days, allow it to soften slightly before spreading/piping onto your dessert.

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