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Dark Chocolate Pudding

Dark Chocolate Pudding made with a secret ingredient…avocado! This pudding is so creamy and divine you will never know it is healthy! 

Chocolate Avocado Pudding Recipe on twopeasandtheirpod.com You will never know the secret ingredient is avocado! This pudding is creamy and decadent!

It’s Friday and we all need a treat! Today we are sharing a recipe for Dark Chocolate Pudding. This isn’t any old pudding recipe. It is special because it has a secret ingredient. The pudding is made with avocado!

I am an avocado fanatic so I love anything and everything with avocado. I was super excited to try this recipe. If you think avocado in dessert form sounds weird, don’t turn up your nose on this one. I promise, this decadent chocolate pudding will change your mind. You won’t even know there is avocado involved. I probably shouldn’t have told you, but if you are going to make it, you would obviously see avocado listed in the recipe. I can’t hide anything from you guys:)

Chocolate Avocado Pudding Recipe on twopeasandtheirpod.com Vegan, Gluten-Free and SO decadent!

This amazing recipe comes from The Blender Girl Cookbook by Tess Masters. I met Tess last year at a blogging event in California and we instantly became best friends. I just love her! She is one of the nicest and most genuine people I know…and she is beyond talented. Tess is hilarious, inspiring, and knows her way around the kitchen.

Chocolate Avocado Pudding Recipe on twopeasandtheirpod.com

I am soooooo excited for Tess and her new cookbook! The Blender Girl Cookbook features 100 gluten-free, vegan recipes that are not only healthy, but delicious too! Tess knows how to make healthy taste good. I promise, you will never know you are eating healthy because you won’t feel deprived at all. Healthy has never tasted so good!

Chocolate Avocado Pudding Recipe on twopeasandtheirpod.com Love this healthy, rich, and creamy pudding!

Tess’s Dark Chocolate Pudding was a hit at our house! It was super easy to make. There is no cooking involved, you just put all of the ingredients in the blender and blend away! The avocado makes the pudding extra creamy, but you won’t even know it’s there because the pudding is so rich and chocolaty!

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Caleb gave the Dark Chocolate Pudding two thumbs up! He had chocolate all over his face and a big smile! We will be making this pudding again and again!

And now for a fun giveaway! Enter to win a copy of The Blender Girl Cookbook! Use the PromoSimple Widget to enter! Good Luck!

Chocolate Avocado Pudding Recipe on twopeasandtheirpod.com Our 2-year old LOVES this healthy chocolate pudding!

Dark Chocolate Pudding

Yield: Serves 4-6

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 3 hour Chill Time

Total Time: 3 hours 10 minutes

Deep dark chocolate pudding that is made with a secret ingredient...avocados!

Ingredients:

1 cup unsweetened almond milk
2 ripe avocados, peeled and pitted
1/3 cup plus 1 tablespoon unsweetened cocoa powder
1/2 cup plus 2 tablespoons pure maple syrup
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
1/4 teaspoon almond extract (I didn't add this)
1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
Pinch of sea salt
Raspberries, for garnish

Directions:

1. Put the almond milk, avocados, cocoa, maple syrup, vanilla extract, cinnamon, and salt into your blender and puree on high for 30 to 60 seconds, until smooth and creamy. You may need to stop and scrape down the sides with a spatula.

2. Transfer the pudding to glasses, ramekins, or jars and chill in the fridge for at least 3 hours.

3. To serve, top each pudding with fresh raspberries.

Note-the pudding works best with ripe avocados that don't have any brown discolorations. The pudding is best the day it's made, as the avocados will oxidize and the flavors will change over time.

Recipe reprinted with permission from The Blender Girl: Super-Easy, Super-Healthy Meals, Snacks, Desserts, and Drinks--100 Gluten-Free, Vegan Recipes! by Tess Masters, copyright © 2014. Published by Ten Speed Press, a division of Random House, Inc.

Disclosure- Ten Speed Press is providing the cookbook giveaway to our readers, our opinions are our own.

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47 Responses to “Dark Chocolate Pudding”

  1. 1
    The Blender Girl — April 11, 2014 @ 6:08 am

    Thanks for sharing Maria. So glad the pudding was a hit with Caleb. SO cute. Love you xxx

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    Patti — April 11, 2014 @ 6:17 am

    I have made this and found it blended much better using my immersion blender. The regular blender left too many chunks of avocado & too much scraping involved!! Was absolutely delicious & I recommend eating it same day as made….

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    Taylor @ Food Faith Fitness — April 11, 2014 @ 6:25 am

    What a great giveaway! I LOVE using avocado to make desserts rich and creamy…looks perfect! Pinned

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    Aimee @ ShugarySweets — April 11, 2014 @ 7:23 am

    How did you little man get so old? And the avocado in this pudding? GENIUS!

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    Chloe @ foodlikecake — April 11, 2014 @ 7:32 am

    This looks amazing! I love the idea of adding avocado!

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    leslie — April 11, 2014 @ 7:54 am

    I have been meaning to try pudding with avocado! Looks amazing

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    I can’t believe how creamy and indulgent this looks. I have to try this

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    Gaby — April 11, 2014 @ 8:54 am

    Love this pudding and that photo of Caleb is just too adorable!

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    pam — April 11, 2014 @ 9:45 am

    Oh wow, can’t wait to try this and I will be adding the almond extract. I love its flavor in baked goods. We have started a new eating plan and avocados are encouraged on the third phase each week. Can’t wait to try it.

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    Kevin @ Closet Cooking — April 11, 2014 @ 9:53 am

    I have been wanting to try avocado chocolate pudding! It looks fabulous!

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    Jocelyn (Grandbaby Cakes) — April 11, 2014 @ 10:15 am

    That pudding looks absolutely fantastic!! Yummo!

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    Heather Christo — April 11, 2014 @ 10:37 am

    this looks amazing- I love Tess- so excited for her book!

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    naomi — April 11, 2014 @ 11:15 am

    I need to change the fact that I still haven’t tried chocolate pudding made with avocado. It looks crazy creamy and good!!

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    Kimberli Bean — April 11, 2014 @ 12:46 pm

    This looks so good! I can’t wait to make it, I know my boys will love it too!

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    JulieD — April 11, 2014 @ 12:47 pm

    This looks sooo good! must try this!

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    Pam — April 11, 2014 @ 12:54 pm

    Looks really yummy. Will definitely try.

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    Catherine McCord — April 11, 2014 @ 12:59 pm

    Look at Caleb! So cute, so yummy!

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    ATasteOfMadness — April 11, 2014 @ 5:28 pm

    Oh man. This looks so good! I always know where to go for a good recipe involving avocados ;)

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    Nathalie — April 11, 2014 @ 11:13 pm

    Big fan of avocados! I can eat it with just about anything and at any giving meal–breakfast, lunch, dinner and dessert! Looking forward to trying this recipe :)

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    Lisa@Cluttercafe — April 11, 2014 @ 11:30 pm

    Loved your article in Cooking Light this month!

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    Marla — April 12, 2014 @ 2:06 am

    Looks delicious. Can’t wait to try it.

  22. 22
    Heather Dunfey — April 12, 2014 @ 6:21 am

    I’ve been wanting to try avocados. Maybe I’ll start with this recipe.

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    marla — April 12, 2014 @ 11:14 am

    Such a fun & healthy pudding!

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    Sommer @ASpicyPerspective — April 12, 2014 @ 11:38 am

    This looks delicious! Love the addition of the avocados!

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    Jessica — April 12, 2014 @ 4:58 pm

    Yum!!! Nothing better than dark chocolate.

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    Mary-Claire — April 13, 2014 @ 1:36 pm

    Hi Maria! Do you think this would turn out alright with vanilla flovored coconut milk? That’s all I have in the fridge right now… Thank you for providing us with soooo many tasty recipes! My family adores these ideas!

    • Two Peas replied: — April 14th, 2014 @ 10:06 am

      Yes, I think it would be good! Enjoy!

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    Carol at Wild Goose Tea — April 14, 2014 @ 1:02 am

    Chocolate pudding is a BIG hit in my family. For 2 years running my youngest son wanted that instead of a cake for his birthday. He also is an avocado nut. He takes after me on both counts. I can’t wait to give this a try.

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    I’ve been wanting to try this for a while, it looks so yummy!

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    Love this! Pinned it for later!

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    Megan {Country cleaver} — April 16, 2014 @ 10:35 pm

    I love our chocolate pudding mind meld!! So fabulous!!

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    Stephanie - — April 19, 2014 @ 11:20 pm

    This pudding is out of this world. All the other people who said “sounds good” or “I’ll try it later”…don’t wait. This is outstanding. Very easy to make and fabulous taste. Rich and creamy.

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    Susan — May 6, 2014 @ 11:00 pm

    I just made this and it’s delicious even right after I made it!

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    Maggie — July 25, 2014 @ 9:08 pm

    You never fail to disappoint, my two favorite peas. SO good!!!

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    Sherri — July 29, 2014 @ 7:59 pm

    I made this recipe and I was so excited. It was so rich and creamy. I gave it to my kids and they loved it too. I was wondering however if there was a way to make it a little less sweet/rich. I would like to tone it down a little bit but I wasn’t sure which ingredient was good to start with. I hoped that since you had played with recipes, you might know how to lighten it up a bit. Please email me and let me know. Thanks so much for making a lactose intolerant person very very happy!!!

    • Two Peas replied: — July 29th, 2014 @ 9:05 pm

      I haven’t played around with this recipe. Let me know if you do! Glad you liked it!

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