It is a well-known fact that avocados are great for just about anything. When we say anything, we mean anything. You might have been using avocados for cooking, seasoning, breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

But these aren’t the only meals and ways you can use for avocados for. As it turns out, Avocados are a great way to make a dessert that is both healthy and tasty enough for anyone.

This is exactly where avocados come again as the best superfood. Because of this reason, we have decided to list 15 best avocado dessert recipes that will leave you with that sweet taste in your mouth and plenty of nutrients to help you through the day.

Avocado Mousse

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The first recipe on this list is what happens when you take a classic dessert item and you combine it with a fresh new twist. Everybody likes chocolate mousse. However, Avocado mousse is a great way to add some health to your dessert menu.

Ingredients

  • 2 ripe avocados
  • lime juice
  • cane sugar
  • ½ cup of light almond milk
  • pistachios

Instructions

  1. Begin by halving and scooping the flesh of 2 avocados into a food processor.
  2. Use some lime juice to add on top.
  3. After this, the final ingredients should be cane sugar and almond milk, turning this into a smooth mousse.
  4. You can also decorate your mousse with some pistachios to make this dessert look even better.

Chocolate Avocado Pudding

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Let’s say that you want to make sour dessert chocolate-based. In this case, you may want to use avocado to bring out an interesting twist of flavors. This is exactly why we decided to put this recipe on this list. The first thing you need to do is put a bunch of ingredients in a blender.

Ingredients

  • 2 tbsp of vegetable oil
  • 3 dates chopped up and soaked in warm water
  • 2 tbsps of vanilla extract ½ cup fair trade cocoa powder

Instructions

  1. Blend in the blender and then add some non-dairy milk until it gets to the proper consistency.
  2. Remember that it will thicken after chilling in the refrigerator so you can serve it cold.

Avocado Keylime Pie

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The reason Avocado is so great is that it gen goes into anything. And who knows this better than our good friend Annerie? Check the full recipe here!

Avocado Vanilla Bean Smoothie

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This next recipe is a beverage and a dessert at the same time. It is also the simplest recipe on this list.

 Ingredients

  • 2 avocados
  • 1 large frozen banana
  • 1 handful of ice
  • 1 (14-ounce) can light coconut milk, preferably cold if you like cold smoothies
  • 2 tbsp hemp seeds
  • 1 tbsp chia seeds
  • 1 tbsp vanilla bean paste, and a pinch of sea salt

Instructions

Simply place all of the ingredients into a blender and blend.

Chocolate Avocado Fondue

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Perhaps you want a classier dessert. This is exactly why chocolate Avocado Fondue makes the list for 1 of the 15 best avocado recipes. It is great because of its simplicity.

Ingredients

  • 8 oz. semi-sweet chocolate ripe Hass California Avocado, peeled and seeded
  • ¼ cups of milk
  • 6 tbsp Heavy Cream
  • ¼ cup of water
  • ¼ cup of sugar
  • ¼ cup of corn syrup
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 1 tbsp vanilla extract

Instructions

  1. First place chocolate into a heatproof bowl, use an immersion blender so you can blend the avocado until very smooth.
  2. Next, heat your cream, corn syrup, water, milk, and butter in a saucepan over medium heat.
  3. After it starts to simmer, pour it over the chocolate.
  4. Then you stir it until melted.
  5. After all of this, stir in a pureed avocado and vanilla extract before pouring it all into a fondue pot.

Vegan Chocolate Cake with Avocado

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The next recipe is a cake that you can make relatively easily with no mess at all.

Ingredients

  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 6 tbsp unsweetened cocoa powder
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 2 tsp baking soda
  • 2 cups of granulated sugar
  • ¼ cup of vegetable oil (or almond oil)
  • ½ cup of soft avocado, well mashed
  • about 1 medium avocado
  • 2 cups of water
  • 2 tbsp white vinegar
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract

Instructions

  1. After you have gathered all of that you may begin the recipe
  2. Preheat your oven to 350 degrees F.
  3. Then sift together all of the dry ingredients except the sugar.
  4. Mix all the wet ingredients in a bowl, including the super mashed avocado.
  5. Add the sugar into the wet mix and stir.
  6. Mix the wet with the dry at once, and beat with a whisk (by hand) until smooth.
  7. Pour batter into a greased cake tins.
  8. After this bake for 30 to 40 minutes, until a toothpick inserted comes out clean.
  9. Let the cakes cool in the pan for 15 minutes.
  10. And then turn out onto cooling racks to cool before frosting with avocado buttercream.

Coconut Avocado Popsicles

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Photo by Krisztian Tabori 

The next avocado dessert recipe is a good summer treat that will leave you feeling as refreshed as possible.

Ingredients

  • 2 large ripe avocados, or 3 small/medium-sized
  • 14 oz canned coconut milk, full-fat, well shaken
  • 3 tbsp honey, or agave syrup
  • 8 oz 70% dark chocolate, chopped
  • ½ cup coconut
  • ⅓ cup candied pecans, chopped

Instructions

  1. Begin by blending avocado meat, coconut milk, and honey.
  2. Pour this mixture into Popsicle molds and insert wooden sticks into the mold.
  3. After this place the mold into the freezer for about 3 hours.
  4. To make the topping, melt together the chopped chocolate and coconut oil until smooth.
  5. Unmold your Popsicle molds and dip them into the melted chocolate before returning them to the freezer.

Avocado Tahini Brownies

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We are trying to get all the classic dessert forms here. This is exactly why the next recipe is a brownie one. It can’t get much easier than this.

Ingredients

  • ½ mashed avocado 
  • ½ cup tahini
  • 2 heaping tbsp unsweetened applesauce
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 cup dates puree
  • ⅔ cups coconut flour
  • ¼ cup cacao powder
  • ½ tsp baking soda
  • ⅓ cup dark chocolate chips
  • A pinch of sea salt

Instructions

  1. Combine the 5 dry ingredients in a bowl, set aside. 
  2. Mix the 5 wet ingredients in a blender and pour the wet mixture into the bowl to combine with the dry ingredients.
  3. Bake for 25 minutes in a 350°F preheated oven.
  4. Let them cool for 10 minutes.

Chocolate Avocado Cookies

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Let’s face it, everyone likes a good cookie. They are the ultimate dessert if you do not have time to eat and are on the go. Check our post for Annerie’s avocado chocolate cookies.

Chocolate Peanut Butter Avocado Pudding

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It’s no secret that if you don’t have a peanut allergy, you’ll love peanut butter. You’ll also love the recipe for peanut butter and avocado pudding.

Ingredients

  • 1 ½ ripe avocados
  • 1 large ripe banana
  • ½ cup unsweetened cocoa or cacao powder
  • ½ cup salted creamy or crunchy peanut butter (plus more for topping)
  • ½ cup sweetener of choice i.e. maple syrup, agave, date paste or honey if not vegan
  • ¼ cup almond milk or other non-dairy milk
  • Coconut Whipped Cream

Instructions

  1. Add all ingredients except coconut whip into a food processor and blend until creamy and smooth.
  2. Add more dairy-free milk to thin it out and then blend.
  3. Divide between 6 small serving glasses (as original recipe is written).
  4. Cover with plastic wrap.
  5. Chill for a few hours.

Coconut Milk and Avocado Ice-Cream

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This is another frozen treat to keep you cool during the summer months. It is also fairly simple to make.

Ingredients

  • 3 medium size (1 lb. in total, when weighed with pits) ripe Hass Avocados, pitted and skinned
  • 1 can (15 ounces) coconut milk
  • ½ cup heavy cream
  • ½ cup (3.5 ounces) granulated sugar
  • ½ tsp rum
  • ⅛ tsp salt
  • ½ tsp lime juice, freshly squeezed
  • ¼ cup unsweetened coconut, toasted (as garnish)

Instructions

  1. Process avocados in a food processor until they are completely pureed
  2. Add in the coconut milk, heavy cream, sugar, rum, salt, and lime juice.
  3. Process until it is a smooth mixture, 20-30 seconds.
  4. Transfer it to a bowl and cover it with stretch film.
  5. Let it cool thoroughly in the fridge.
  6. Once chilled, churn it in your ice cream maker according to the manufacturer’s instructions.
  7. Place in an airtight container and freeze until firm.

Avocado Muffins

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Everyone likes a good muffin for breakfast. A muffin goes even better with avocados, which is why we chose to put this recipe on our list.

Ingredients

  • 1 ½ cups AP flour
  • ¼ cup cornmeal
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • ½ tsp baking powder
  • ½ tsp baking soda
  • 6 tbsp butter softened
  • 1 ½ cups sugar
  • 1 ripe avocado
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  •  cup buttermilk
  • 16 tbsp dulce de leche

Instructions

  1. Reheat oven to 350. Put cupcake liners in the muffin tin.
  2. In a medium-sized bowl, sift together flour, cornmeal, salt, baking powder, and baking soda.
  3. Set aside.
  4. Set the eggs out on the counter to come to room temperature while you beat the butter and -sugar.
  5. Beat butter on medium speed in a standing mixer bowl until softened and pliable.
  6. Add the sugar and beat until light and fluffy, about 4 minutes.
  7. Add the avocado and beat another minute to incorporate.
  8. Scrape down the sides of the bowl to ensure that everything is thoroughly mixed.
  9. Add the eggs one at a time, beating 1 minute after the addition of each egg.
  10. Beat in vanilla extract.
  11. Reduce the mixer speed to low and add half of the flour mixture, all of the buttermilk, and then the rest of the flour mixture.
  12. Beat just until combined.
  13. Pour into cupcake liners until they are about ¾ full.
  14. Put a dollop (about a tsp) of dulce de leche on top of each liner full of batter and swirl around with a butter knife.
  15. Bake for 15-20 minutes or until a toothpick inserted comes out clean.
  16. Let cool for five minutes in the pan and then remove to a wire rack.

Avocado Cupcakes

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An avocado cupcake is a great dessert, especially for birthday parties. A recipe that is fun, sweet, and healthy is always a winner.

Ingredients

  • 1 ½ cups of flour
  • 1 ½ tsp baking powder
  • ½ tsp baking soda
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • ¾ cup of sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 ripe avocado
  • ¾ cup of vegetable oil
  • ⅔ cup of milk + 1 tbs
  • 8 oz cream cheese room temperature
  • 1 cup powder sugar
  • ½ cup of butter room temperature
  • 1 tsp vanilla

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 and line the muffin pan with cupcake liners.
  2. Prepare all the ingredients and have them ready before starting the batter.
  3. Sift the flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt together and set aside.
  4. Mash the avocado very well or even put it through the food processor, set aside.
  5. Beat the sugar and eggs together, at high speed, until light and fluffy, about 5-7 minutes.
  6. Lower the mixer to medium, with mixer running, drizzle in the oil and beat until well combined.
  7. Add the avocado mash.
  8. Alternating, beat in dry ingredients and milk on low speed. Starting and ending with dry ingredients.
  9. Divide the batter between the cupcake cups.
  10. Bake for 18-20 minutes. Do a toothpick test to make sure they are done.
  11. Cool completely before frosting.
  12. Combine the ingredients for the frosting in a mixer.
  13. Beat until very well combined.
  14. Frost the cupcakes and enjoy them!

Avocado Chocolate Truffles

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What could be sweeter than always having a few chocolate truffles on hand? Not only is this dessert sweet, but it is also fairly simple and straightforward to make.

Ingredients

  • Ripe avocado mashed
  • ¾ cup dark chocolate melted
  • ½ tsp vanilla extract
  • ¼ tsp cinnamon
  • Cocoa powder

Instructions

  1. Melt dark chocolate in a bowl.
  2. In a separate bowl, mash avocado.
  3. When chocolate is smooth, pour into mashed avocado and stir together.
  4. Add in vanilla and cinnamon.
  5. When combined and clump-free, place in the refrigerator for about a half-hour.
  6. When cooled and hardened, scoop into 10-12 balls and roll until smooth.
  7. Roll each ball in cocoa powder and serve.

Avocado and Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

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We wanted to make sure we have a recipe that was extra healthy on our list. Oatmeal cookies are always great if you’re craving for something sweet but you do not want to go all out on chocolate or other sweets. Fortunately, recipes like this one can save the day.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup white whole wheat flour
  • ¾ cup all-purpose flour (or use 1 ¾ cup white whole wheat flour and omit the all-purpose flour)
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 1 ½ tsp cinnamon
  • ½ cup mashed avocado from 1 large, ripe California Avocado
  • 4 tbsp butter, at room temperature
  • ½ cup brown sugar
  • ½ cup of granulated sugar
  • ¼ cup of vegetable oil
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • ½ cup crisp breakfast cereal
  • ¾ cup oatmeal
  • ½ cup coconut
  • 1 cup raisins

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Lightly spray 2 sheet pans with cooking spray.
  3. Combine white whole wheat and all-purpose flour, baking soda, salt, and cinnamon. Set aside.
  4. Combine avocado, butter, brown sugar and granulated sugar in the bowl of an electric mixer. Beat on medium speed until light and fluffy, about 2 minutes.
  5. Add oil, egg, and vanilla and beat until well combined.
  6. Add flour mixture and beat just until all dry ingredients are incorporated.
  7. Add rice cereal, oatmeal and coconut, and mix. Stir in raisins.
  8. Drop cookies in rounded tbsp with an ice cream scoop or a spoon.
  9. Flatten slightly with the palm of your hand and sprinkle each mound of dough with ½ tsp of turbinado sugar.
  10. Flatten again with your palm or a flat bottom glass.
  11. Bake for 14-16 minutes or until golden brown.
  12. Let cookies sit on the pan for 2-3 minutes then transfer to a cooling rack.