There was one thing that really interested me when I read my FREE copy of Redbook. It was an article about Cheryl Crow. She mentioned that "at dinner parties, I serve a healthy version of chocolate mousse—it's actually made with avocados".
Now that really caught my eye. But did they give the recipe? NO. So frustrating. Inquiring minds want to know.
So I looked online and found several recipes. Thought I'd share this one with you. I haven't tried it yet because all of the avocados I've picked are hard as a rock and heaven forbid that I should actually purchase some.
This recipe is from Doctor Oz. See what you think.
Chocolate Avocado Mousse
12 oz. good quality bittersweet chocolate, chopped
2 tsp. ground cinnamon
1 tsp. chili powder
1 large California Hass avocado, pitted & peeled
3/4 cup light brown sugar
6 egg whites
Combine the chocolate with the cinnamon and chili powder and melt in a double boiler over hot water and set aside. Mash the avocado and add the brown sugar. Or puree in a food processor or blender. With the machine running, pour in the chocolate mixture. Beat the egg whites to soft peaks using an electric mixer of whisk. Fold the chocolate mixture into the egg whites. Pour into 6 serving bowls and chill for 1 hour, or overnight.
Optional - add a mint leaf