Easy Avocado Chocolate Pudding (5 mins treat)

by Eat Well with Lex

Avocado chocolate pudding is a creamy, delicious, and nutritious treat for toddlers. It blends avocado and cocoa powder into a dreamy chocolate dessert. With just five simple and wholesome ingredients, you’ll have this pudding ready in less than five minutes. Serve it as a creamy dessert, a dip for fruits, or a topping for snacks.

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Avocado Chocolate Pudding Topped with sprinkles.

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Trust me, it’s as delightful as it sounds – creamy, chocolaty, and HEALTHY. Not only is it creamy and delicious, but it’s also a fantastic way to introduce chocolate to your little one.

Whenever my daughter requests something sweet, I like to whip up this avocado chocolate pudding in a jiffy. All it takes is blending ripe avocados, cocoa powder, a splash of milk, a hint of vanilla extract, and a touch of sweetness if desired. Blend until smooth, and voila – dessert is served!

I love topping it with dye-free rainbow sprinkles or fresh strawberries for an extra dash of fun. And guess what? My toddler always asks for seconds – talk about a win!

Homemade Chocolate Pudding for Kids

Why Toddlers Will Love It:

  • Creamy Texture: Toddlers adore foods with a creamy texture, and this pudding hits the mark perfectly. It’s smooth, velvety, and simply irresistible.
  • Versatility: Whether served as a pudding, a dip for fruits, or a topping for their favorite snacks, this recipe offers endless possibilities.
  • Customizable & Fun: One of the best parts? You can customize it to suit your toddler’s taste buds. Add in hidden veggies, a dollop of peanut butter, or their favorite fruits.
Bowl of Creamy Avocado Chocolate Pudding. eatwellwithlex.com

Ingredients for Avocado Chocolate Pudding

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How to Make Chocolate Avocado Pudding

Prepare the Avocados: Cut the avocados in half, remove the pits.

Blend: Add avocado, cocoa powder, milk, vanilla extract and maple syrup to the blender or food processor. Blend all the ingredients together until smooth and creamy. You may need to stop and scrape down the sides of the blender or food processor to ensure everything is well incorporated.

Taste the pudding and adjust the sweetness or cocoa powder as needed to suit your preferences. Serve and enjoy this creamy and delicious chocolate avocado pudding as a nutritious snack or dessert for the whole family to enjoy!

Chocolate Pudding Variation and Add-Ins

There are plenty of variations and add-ins you can experiment with to customize your chocolate avocado pudding recipe. Here are some ideas to get you started:

  • Nut Butter: Add a spoonful of almond butter, peanut butter, or cashew butter for extra creaminess and flavor.
  • Fruit: Blend in some ripe bananas, strawberries, raspberries, or blueberries for a fruity twist.
  • Nutritional Boosters: Incorporate nutritious add-ins like chia seeds, flaxseeds, hemp seeds, or protein powder to boost the pudding’s nutritional value.
  • Coconut: Mix in some coconut milk or shredded coconut.
  • Yogurt: Mix in some Greek yogurt or dairy-free yogurt for added creaminess and probiotics.
  • Extracts: Experiment with different extracts such as almond extract, coconut extract, or orange extract to add depth to the flavor profile.

Feel free to mix and match these variations to create your own unique and delicious chocolate avocado pudding recipe.

How to Store Avocado Chocolate Pudding

Transfer any leftover pudding into an airtight container or individual serving cups with lids. f you’re storing the pudding for more than a day, label the container with the date to keep track of its freshness. Place the container in the refrigerator promptly after making the pudding.

Avocado-based dishes are best when consumed fresh, so it’s ideal to enjoy the pudding within 1-2 days.

Healthy avocado chocolate pudding snack for kids. eatwellwithlex.com

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Can I taste the avocado in the pudding?

No, the avocado flavor is masked by the cocoa powder and other ingredients. The avocado primarily contributes to the creamy texture of the pudding.

How ripe should the avocados be?

The avocados should be ripe but not overripe. They should yield slightly to gentle pressure when squeezed, similar to avocados used for guacamole.

Can I freeze avocado chocolate pudding?

While you can freeze avocado chocolate pudding, the texture may change upon thawing, becoming grainy or watery. It’s best to consume it fresh

Is avocado chocolate pudding healthy for toddlers?

Yes, avocado chocolate pudding is a nutritious option for toddlers. It provides healthy fats, essential nutrients, and antioxidants while offering a delicious and satisfying treat.

More Healthy Toddler Snacks

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So, fellow parents, if you’re on the lookout for a healthy yet indulgent treat for your little ones, look no further than this easy avocado chocolate pudding recipe. It’s a game-changer in the world of toddler snacks, and I guarantee your kiddo will love every spoonful.

Avocado Chocolate Pudding Topped with sprinkles.

Avocado Chocolate Pudding

Avocado chocolate pudding is a creamy, delicious, and nutritious treat for toddlers. It blends avocado and cocoa powder into a dreamy chocolate dessert. With just five simple and wholesome ingredients, you'll have this pudding ready in less than five minutes. Serve it as a creamy dessert, a dip for fruits, or a topping for snacks.
Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Course Dessert, Snack
Cuisine American
Servings 3

Ingredients
  

  • 2 ripe avocados
  • 1/4 cup cocoa powder
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup or sweetener of choice adjust to taste
  • 1/4 cup non-diary milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Toppings and Add-ins

  • Dye-free sprinkles
  • Fruits
  • Nut butter
  • shredded coconut
  • Nut and Seeds

Instructions
 

  • Cut the avocados in half, remove the pits.
  • Add avocado, cocoa powder, milk, vanilla extract and maple syrup to the blender or food processor. Blend all the ingredients together until smooth and creamy. You may need to stop and scrape down the sides of the blender or food processor to ensure everything is well incorporated.
  • Taste the pudding and adjust the sweetness or cocoa powder as needed to suit your preferences.
  • Top with dye-free sprinkles, serve and enjoy this creamy and delicious chocolate avocado pudding as a nutritious snack or dessert for the whole family to enjoy!
  • Store any leftovers in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 2 days.
  • If your pudding turns out too bitter or tastes too much like avocado, see the notes below for recommendations to improve the flavor.

Notes

If your pudding turns out too bitter or tastes too much like avocado, here are some troubleshooting suggestions and recommendations to improve the flavor:
Adjust Sweetness: Add more maple syrup, honey, or another sweetener of your choice to balance out the flavor. Taste and adjust until you reach your desired level of sweetness.
Increase Cocoa Powder: Adding more cocoa powder can help intensify the chocolate flavor and mask the taste of avocado.
Experiment with Mix-Ins: Incorporating additional ingredients like nut butter, Greek yogurt, or ripe bananas.
 
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