This recipe for Chocolate Almond Avocado Pudding has all of the flavors of an Almond Joy in a creamy sugar-free pudding. This recipe can be part of a low-carb, keto, diabetic, gluten-free, dairy-free, Atkins, Paleo, or Banting diet.
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This recipe makes a delicious, creamy pudding with hardly any work at all. Just throw the ingredients in the blender, push the button and pour it into serving dishes. It thickens to pudding consistency in the refrigerator. Seriously, it couldn’t be easier.
This pudding recipe makes a creamy chocolate almond flavored dessert with notes of coconut. While the avocado helps create that creamy texture, it makes a low impact in the flavor. I love adding a bit of coconut and sliced almonds on top to add some crunchiness to contrast with the creamy texture. Besides, it makes it pretty and I’m all about that!
This pudding boasts healthy fats of both avocado and coconut. Add to that the antioxidants in the cocoa powder and it’s a real winner! In fact, this pudding is so packed with nutrition, that I eat it for breakfast and don’t feel one bit guilty.
I based this recipe on my 5-Minute Mocha Smoothie recipe. It actually started out as a popsicle recipe. After I filled the popsicle molds, I had some left so I covered it and put it in the refrigerator. While I felt that freezing the avocado mixture did not work as well as I had hoped, the bit that I had put in the refrigerator had a perfect pudding consistency and tasted delicious. Hence, the birth of this recipe.
One of my favorite things about this dessert is that you can make it ahead. I make it in the morning to serve it after dinner. Sometimes, I whip it up the night before I want to eat it for breakfast. Half pint canning jars work great to store this pudding in because they are the perfect size and have their own lids. However, any dessert dishes you might have would work well. Just cover them before refrigerating.
This Chocolate Almond Avocado Pudding makes a great way to start the day or a delicious dessert. It’s so easy to make that there isn’t any reason not to. Enjoy!
Chocolate Almond Avocado Pudding Recipe
This recipe for Chocolate Almond Avocado Pudding has all of the flavors of an Almond Joy in a creamy sugar-free pudding. This recipe can be part of a low-carb, keto, diabetic, gluten-free, dairy-free, Atkins, Paleo, or Banting diet. Note: Total time does not include chilling time.
- 1 1/2 cups almond milk
- 1/2 cup coconut cream
- 3 tablespoons granulated stevia/erythritol blends (Pyure) (or substitute your favorite sweetener- to taste as quantity may vary depending on sweetness level)
- 1 medium avocado peeled and pitted
- 3 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 1 teaspoon almond extract
- unsweetened coconut flakes for garnish (optional)
- sliced almonds for garnish (optional)
Place all ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth.
Pour into serving sized cups, cover and refrigerate at least 5 hours or preferably overnight before serving.
Garnish with unsweetened coconut flakes and sliced almonds just before serving.
Serving size- 1/3rd of the recipe
Net carbs per serving: 4 grams