I call this the Excellent Chocolate Dessert because it truly is a big “yum”. It is great fun to invite the uninitiated to guess the ingredients. This is truly a delicious, decadent and yet healthy chocolate pudding and super easy to whip together. Many of the ingredients are straight from the larder, you just need bananas, a ripe avocado and some fresh fruit for the topping and blend away. The avocado provides us with the fats essential for absorbing fat soluble nutrients as well as helping brain function. Cacao, the so called super food, is high in magnesium, iron, and Omega 6 fatty acids to name a few as well boasting a high concentration of anti-oxidants.
Serves: 3 – 4
Time: 5 minutes
1½ medium bananas
1 ripe avocado
2 tablespoons & 1 dessertspoon cacao
4 tablespoons orange juice
½ teaspoon date syrup or honey
Seeds from one vanilla pod
Good pinch of salt
Place all the ingredients into the goblet of an Optimum or similar blender or food processor and blend until smooth. Stop the machine now and again to scrape down the sides of the goblet. .
Place the chocolate pudding into glasses or small bowls and refrigerate until ready to serve. Top with fresh fruit and cacao nibs.