Recipe: Dark Chocolate-Avocado Frosting
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This is an easy vegan, sugar free frosting to make for cakes, homemade pop tarts and even to spread on cupcakes or dip strawberries.
Recipe type: Dessert
Serves: 1 quart
  • 2 ripe avocados (pitted and cut up)
  • ½ cup 100% pure cocoa powder
  • 4 squares Ghirardelli 100% cacao (melted)
  • ½ cup Pure Canadian Maple Syrup
  • 2 tbsp coconut oil
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract (Homemade Sugar-Free, Alcohol-Free Vanilla Extract is ideal)
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  1. In microwave safe dish heat 4 squares of Ghirardelli 100% cacao for 15-30 second or until melted
  2. In large mixing bowl add all ingredients
  3. Mix by hand (if you are brave and have great whisk stamina) or us electric mixer.
  4. refrigerate while your cake is in the oven
  5. will cover one 9" round double layer cake
Recipe by Danielle Hatfield at