Vegan Chocolate Avocado Frosting – Minimalist Baker Recipes

Creamy chocolate avocado frosting on a chocolate cupcake

Are you a traditional frosting lover or do you scrape it off your cupcakes as a result of it’s too candy? A few of us on the MB workplace imagine in buttercream or bust, whereas others welcome a much less candy frosting with out powdered sugar. In the event you’re within the second group, you’re going to like this chocolate AVOCADO frosting!

It’s wealthy, chocolaty, naturally sweetened, and your visitors won’t ever guess the key more healthy ingredient! Even higher? It pipes superbly, holds up nicely at room temperature, and comes collectively in simply 5 minutes with 5 substances. Allow us to present you the way it’s performed!

Perfectly ripe avocado, vanilla, salt, maple syrup, and cocoa powder

This EASY chocolate frosting requires simply 5 easy substances: avocado, cocoa powder, maple syrup, vanilla, and sea salt.

It’s essential to make use of a completely ripe avocado to make sure its style is hidden. You’re in search of one which’s simply barely mushy to the contact and shiny inexperienced on the within with no brown or stringy components.

Food processor with avocado, salt, cocoa powder, maple syrup, and vanilla

When you’ve discovered your excellent avocado (purchase a couple of simply in case!), add it to a food processor with the remaining substances and get mixing. And should you get a bunch of profitable avocados, make guacamole!

Food processor filled with creamy, pudding-like frosting made without powdered sugar

Quickly you’ll have a velvety easy frosting with a pudding-like texture that in some way works rather well on cupcakes and even pipes superbly utilizing a piping bag. Don’t ask, simply belief!

Piping vegan chocolate avocado frosting onto a chocolate cupcake

We hope you LOVE this chocolate avocado frosting! It’s:

Naturally sweetened
& Critically easy!

It’s excellent for truffles, cupcakes, whoopie pies, brownies, or just dipping recent fruit (particularly strawberries!).

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Vegan chocolate avocado frosting piped onto a chocolate cupcake

Prep Time 5 minutes

Whole Time 5 minutes

Servings 6 (~3 Tbsp servings // to generously frost cupcakes)

Course Dessert, Frosting

Delicacies Nut-Free, Oil-Free, Vegan

Freezer Pleasant No

Does it preserve? Greatest when recent

  • 1 completely ripe avocado* (shiny inexperienced inside, simply barely mushy to the contact, no brown or stringy components)
  • 1/3 cup maple syrup
  • 1/4 cup cocoa powder
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 pinch sea salt
  • To a food processor*, add all substances (avocado, maple syrup, cocoa powder, vanilla, and salt). Course of till easy and velvety, scraping down the edges as wanted.
  • Style and alter, including extra maple syrup or cocoa powder should you can style the avocado. Keep away from including an excessive amount of maple syrup to maintain the frosting thick!

  • The frosting pipes superbly and holds up nicely at room temperature for a number of hours. Use a knife or piping bag to frost your favourite cake, cupcakes, whoopie pies, or brownies. It is also scrumptious with recent fruit (particularly strawberries!).
  • The flavour is finest throughout the first day, but it surely does preserve saved in a sealed container within the fridge for as much as 2-3 days. Not freezer pleasant.

*We used an avocado that was ~235 g earlier than chopping/pitting and 159 g after chopping/pitting.
*We used an 8-cup meals processor. If utilizing a bigger meals processor, you could have to make a bigger batch to get it to mix.
*This recipe would possible additionally work nicely in a small, highly effective blender like a Nutribullet. A slim base Vitamix would additionally in all probability work, or one with a large base if making a bigger batch. Even an immersion blender may work!
*Recipe as written makes ~1 ¼ cups of frosting, or sufficient to generously frost ~6 cupcakes or evenly frost ~12 cupcakes.
*Tailored from Making Thyme for Health.
*Diet data is a tough estimate calculated with out elective substances.

Serving: 1 (three-tablespoon) serving Energy: 93 Carbohydrates: 15.7 g Protein: 1.2 g Fats: 4 g Saturated Fats: 0.8 g Polyunsaturated Fats: 0.4 g Monounsaturated Fats: 2.4 g Trans Fats: 0 g Ldl cholesterol: 0 mg Sodium: 17 mg Potassium: 207 mg Fiber: 2.9 g Sugar: 10.7 g Vitamin A: 6 IU Vitamin C: 2 mg Calcium: 25 mg Iron: 0.7 mg