California Avocado Chocolate Mousse Layer Cake

Serves: 8


California Avocado Chocolate Mousse

2 ripe, Fresh California Avocados seeded, peeled and chopped
1 cup cold heavy whipping cream
2 Tbsp. cold heavy whipping cream
1/4 tsp. vanilla extract
1/8 tsp. salt
2 Tbsp. confectioner's sugar (powdered sugar)
1/2 cup white chocolate chips melted

California Avocado Chocolate Mousse Layer Cake

3/4 cup canola oil
1/2 tsp. canola oil
1/2 cup sugar
1/2 cup light brown sugar packed
3 eggs
2 tsp. vanilla extract
1/2 cup sour cream
1 cup all-purpose flour sifted
2 Tbsp. all-purpose flour sifted
1 1/2 tsp. baking soda sifted
1/2 tsp. kosher salt
1/2 cup buttermilk
California Avocado Chocolate Mousse (see make-ahead recipe above)
2 oz. chocolate bar, shaved for garnish
1/4 cup fresh mint sprigs for garnish


*Large avocados are recommended for this recipe. A large avocado averages about 8 ounces. If using smaller or larger size avocados adjust the quantity accordingly.

Peak California Avocado season generally is spring-summer. Look for California on the label to ensure you are selecting fresh avocados grown close to home. For more recipes visit