Chocolate California Avocado Tart

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Chocolate California Avocado Tart

Total Time: 4 h 30 min

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Nutrition Facts

Nutrition information
per serving

Calories 440
Total Fat 25g
Saturated Fat 11g
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 2g
Monounsaturated Fat 10g
Cholesterol 15mg
Sodium 190mg
Total Carbs 56g
Dietary Fiber 6g
Total Sugars 41g
Protein 4g
Potassium 478mg

Vitamin A 41 mcg; Vitamin C 4 mg; Calcium 34 mg; Iron 4 mg; Vitamin D 0 mcg; Folate 50 mcg; Omega 3 Fatty Acid 0.19 g

% Daily Value*: Vitamin A 4%; Vitamin C 4%; Calcium 2%; Iron 20 %; Vitamin D 0%

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

Made with California Avocados for a light, mousse texture, this tart also is topped with an airy avocado whipped topping, chocolate shavings, and raspberries

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Serves: 8

California Avocado Mousse Filling 10 oz. dark chocolate bar, melted 1 ripe, Fresh California Avocado, seeded and peeled 2 Tbsp. cocoa powder 1/8 tsp. kosher salt 3 Tbsp. honey California Avocado Whipped Topping 1/2 ripe, Fresh California Avocado, seeded and peeled 3 Tbsp. honey 3 Tbsp. powdered sugar 1/8 tsp. kosher salt dark chocolate bar, optional raspberries, optional Chocolate California Avocado Tart 20 chocolate wafer sandwich cookies 3 Tbsp. unsalted butter, melted 2 Tbsp. sugar 1/8 tsp. kosher salt California Avocado Mousse Filling (see make-ahead recipe above) California Avocado Whipped Topping (see make-ahead recipe above)

California Avocado Mousse Filling

  1. Chop the chocolate bar into pieces and add to a microwave safe bowl.
  2. Microwave chocolate in 30 second intervals, mixing after each interval.
  3. In a food processor or blender, add avocado, cocoa powder, salt and honey. Blend together until the mixture is smooth.
  4. In the food processor or blender, stream in the melted chocolate until combined.

California Avocado Whipped Topping

  1. In a food processor, blend the avocado until smooth.
  2. Add in honey, powdered sugar and kosher salt and blend until smooth.

Chocolate California Avocado Tart

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 F.
  2. Halve and scrape out the cream filling of the sandwich cookies.
  3. Add cookies to a blender or food processor and blend together until crumbs have formed.
  4. In a medium bowl mix together cookie crumbs, melted butter, sugar and kosher salt.
  5. In a tart or pie pan add crumb mixture and press into the pan evenly on the bottom and sides.
  6. Bake the crust for 10 minutes.
  7. Once cooled, add the California Avocado Mousse Filling and refrigerate until firm, about 3-4 hours.
  8. When ready to serve, swirl California Avocado Whipped Topping on top of tart. Garnish with shaved chocolate and raspberries, if using.

Serving Suggestion: Prepare as a pie or individual tarts using a tart pan.

Beverage Pairing: Pair with a cup of coffee or latte.

*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.

Did You Know?

In addition to using avocados in baking as a smart substitution for butter and shortening, California Avocados are wonderful in other desserts like avocado pie, avocado mousse and avocado ice cream.

As with all fruits and vegetables, wash avocados before cutting. Check out our tips for how to choose and use California Avocados

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