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Trend Alert: Sweet Chocolate + Avocado Recipes

By Jeanette Morelan on April 13, 2016

Turns out, the cool creaminess of ripe avocado pairs perfectly with rich chocolate. While it may seem like an unlikely combination, diving into the possibilities of this powerhouse combo will be the smartest thing you do all day. Don’t believe us? Check out these 10 desserts trending now on social media. “Team Choco-cado” all the way!

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Healthy Avocado Chocolate Cookies

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Avocado makes these rich chocolate cookies incredibly soft—perfect for dunking in a glass of milk or coffee.

Sprouted Fig

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Chocolate Peanut Butter Avocado Pudding

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The winning combination of peanut butter and chocolate really shines in this secretly-healthy dessert, calling for only a handful of simple ingredients.

Minimalist Baker

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Creamy Chocolate Avocado Smoothie

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Call it breakfast or dessert—this healthy smoothie will satiate your chocolate cravings any time of the day.

Against All Grain

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Dark Chocolate Avocado Frosting

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Feel free to slather this creamy frosting on cupcakes and brownies—or, just eat it straight from the bowl. (No judgment.)

Veggie Primer

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Healthy Avocado Brownies

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Avocado makes a perfect substitute for butter in this rich and fudgy brownie recipe.

The Healthy Maven

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Avocado Chocolate Bread

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Treat yourself to a slice of this insanely moist chocolate bread for breakfast, dessert, or an afternoon snack. It's full of antioxidants and good fats, so there ya go.

Living Healthy With Chocolate

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Mexican Chocolate Avocado Mousse

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This paleo-approved mousse features the sweet and spicy flavors of Mexican chocolate, plus the cool creaminess of avocado.

Cook Eat Paleo

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Fudgy Chocolate Beet Cake with Chocolate Avocado Frosting

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We've got to shake hands with the genius who managed to sneak avocados AND beets into a chocolate cake, without skimping on deliciousness.

Coffee and Quinoa

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Vegan Avocado Chocolate Cake

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This cake's perfect for celebrating any occasion. (Mainly the fact that you snuck avocado into a dairy-free cake and nobody will be the wiser.

Ambitious Kitchen

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Healthy Chocolate Avocado Muffins

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Whether you have them to start your day or as a snack, these chocolate-avocado muffins are the perfect way to treat yo'self.

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