Orange-Chocolate Mousse Parfait
Don’t tell people that the secret ingredient is avocado until they try this dreamy, decadent dessert.
Preparation Time2 hr 30 min
Preparation Time - Text2 hours 30 minutes
Total Timeunder 4 hours
Make Ahead RecipeYes
OccasionCasual Dinner Party, Cooking for a date, Formal Dinner Party
Dietary Considerationegg-free, gluten-free, halal, kosher, lactose-free, peanut free, raw, soy free, vegan, vegetarian
Type of Dishchocolate dessert, dessert, pudding
- 2 large avocados, or more as needed
- 2/3 cup (53 g) cacao powder
- ¾ cup (255 g) agave nectar
- 1½ teaspoons grated orange zest
- 1½ cups (180 g) cashews, soaked 2 hours
- 1/3 cup (80 ml) coconut oil, warmed to liquid
- 1/3 cup (80 ml) water
- 1/3 cup (115 g) agave nectar
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
To Make the Mousse:
Place all the ingredients in a food processor and blend for 1 to 2 minutes until smooth, with the consistency of a thick pudding. Add more avocado if too thin, Scrape down the sides of the container with a spatula as needed.
Place the cashews, coconut oil, water, agave nectar, and vanilla into a high-power blender and process until very smooth.
Chill the mousse and cream for 2 hours or until firm, then layer into parfait glasses using a pastry bag or a spoon.
Stored separately, the mousse will keep for 3 days in the refrigerator and the cream will keep for 1 week.
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