Chocolate Avocado Frosting

Number of Servings: 8 (78g)
Active Time: 10 min.
Total Time: 10 min.
Chocolate Avocado Frosting

Frosting is an easy menu item to remove to cut back on the sugar impact from dessert, but let’s face it: sometimes you just want frosting. On a cupcake or on a spoon, it’s a pleasure. This nutritious variation on chocolate frosting can be tweaked with spices like cinnamon or nutmeg to fit whatever you’re frosting.

Ingredients

  • ¾ cup dates, pitted
  • ¼ cup hot water
  • 2 ripe avocados
  • ¼ cup cocoa powder
  • ¼ tsp. vanilla
  • ⅛ tsp. salt
  • Unsweetened almond milk (optional)

Directions

  1. Combine dates and hot water. Let sit for 5 minutes, then puree in a food processor to achieve a paste.
  2. Pit avocados and remove flesh from skin.
  3. Add cocoa, vanilla and salt to food processor and puree. If the frosting is too thick, it can be thinned with a drizzle of unsweetened almond milk.

Nutrition Facts

8 servings per container

Serving Size 78g

Amount per serving
Calories 135
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 8g 10%
Saturated Fat 1.5g 8%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 5g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 40mg 2%
Total Carbohydrate 19g 7%
Dietary Fiber 5.5g 21%
Total Sugars 12g
Includes 0g Added Sugars 0%
Sugar Alcohol 0g
Other Carbohydrate 1g
Protein 2g
Vitamin D 0mcg 0%
Calcium 20.8mg 2%
Iron 0.8mg 6%
Potassium 405mg 8%
Vitamin A 4.9mcg 0%
Vitamin C 5mg 6%
Vitamin E 1mg 6%
Vitamin K 11.1mcg 10%
Thiamin 0mg 0%
Riboflavin 0.1mg 8%
Niacin 1.6mg 15%
Vitamin B6 0.2mg 10%
Folate 44.2mcg 11%
Vitamin B12 0mcg 0%
Biotin 1.8mcg 6%
Chloride 3mg 0%
Pantothenate 0.8mg 20%
Phosphorus 56.6mg 4%
Iodine 1mcg 0%
Magnesium 37.4mg 8%
Zinc 0.6mg 10%
Selenium 0.6mcg 2%
Copper 0.3mg 35%
Manganese 0.2mg 8%
Chromium 0mcg 0%
Molybdenum 0mcg 0%

* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

Ingredients

Avocado, Medjool Dates, Water, Cocoa, Vanilla Extract, Salt.

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