No Butter Chocolate "Buttercream" Frosting


Scoop out the avocado flesh, rough dice it and put into food processor or blender. Here I used a mini food processor. Add the cocoa powder, half the powdered sugar, tiny pinch of salt and a little splash of vanilla. Blend, scrape down sides and blend again. Taste, add more sugar if you want, blend again. Taste, again, adjust seasoning like more cocoa if you want a stronger hit.




Who doesn’t love the rich taste and silky texture of buttercream frosting? What if I were to tell you that you can make a healthier version without butter, no margarine either, that is damn tasty?

Just hear me out.

In many places of the world, namely Asia, avocados are called butter fruit. I have seen recipes for avocado ice cream, avocado and it’s silky texture and mild flavor can blend easily into many savory or sweet dishes. Here I am suggesting that by replacing the butter in the “buttercream” you can get something equally as delicious. I have only tried it with chocolate, but why not other flavors?


1.0 tray size


Wednesday, February 3, 2010 - 9:24pm


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