Vegan Chocolate Avocado Frosting – Minimalist Baker Recipes

Creamy chocolate avocado frosting on a chocolate cupcake

Are you a basic 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 company 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 elements. 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 elements: 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 smooth to the contact and vibrant 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 good avocado (purchase a number of simply in case!), add it to a meals processor with the remaining elements and get mixing. And should you get a bunch of successful avocados, make guacamole!

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

Quickly you’ll have a velvety clean frosting with a pudding-like texture that by some means 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 good 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* (vibrant inexperienced inside, simply barely smooth 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 meals processor*, add all elements (avocado, maple syrup, cocoa powder, vanilla, and salt). Course of till clean and velvety, scraping down the perimeters as wanted.
  • Style and regulate, 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 greatest 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 reducing/pitting and 159 g after reducing/pitting.
*We used an 8-cup meals processor. If utilizing a bigger meals processor, chances are you’ll have to make a bigger batch to get it to mix.
*This recipe would seemingly additionally work nicely in a small, highly effective blender like a Nutribullet. A slim base Vitamix would additionally most likely work, or one with a large base if making a bigger batch. Even an immersion blender would possibly work!
*Recipe as written makes ~1 ¼ cups of frosting, or sufficient to generously frost ~6 cupcakes or flippantly frost ~12 cupcakes.
*Tailored from Making Thyme for Well being.
*Diet info is a tough estimate calculated with out optionally available elements.

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

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