Creamy Avocado and Lime Mousse
For times when you need a dairy-free dessert but still crave something cool and creamy, consider creating this avocado mousse. It's a sweet and refreshing treat that may challenge your perceptions of molecuar gastronomy. The key to the mousse's success lies in the avocado's inherent creaminess, which takes on a delightful lightness when whipped with some lime juice, sweetener, and vanilla. The result is a mousse that's as rich and satisfying as its dairy-based counterparts, but with a uniquely fruity twist. Whether you're looking for a guilt-free dessert or simply a way to use up some ripe avocados, this mousse is sure to become a favorite.
This avocado mousse was born out of necessity. I was craving something sweet and creamy, but I didn't want to use any dairy. I also had a bunch of ripe avocados on hand, so I decided to experiment. I started by mashing the avocados with some lime juice and sweetener. Then I added some vanilla extract and salt for flavor. I was surprised at how creamy the mixture became. It was almost like whipped cream! I decided to pipe the mixture into individual serving glasses and refrigerate it. After a few hours, the mousse had set up and was ready to eat. It was light and fluffy, with a delicious avocado flavor. My family and friends loved it, and I've been making it ever since.
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Prep time: 15 | Cook time: 0 | Serves: 4
  • 4 ripe avocados
  • 1/2 cup lime juice
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • 1/4 cup erythritol
  • 1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  1. In a large bowl, mash the avocados until smooth.
  2. Add the lime juice, heavy cream, erythritol, vanilla extract, and salt. Mix until well combined.
  3. Pour the mixture into a piping bag fitted with a star tip.
  4. Pipe the mousse into individual serving glasses or ramekins.
  5. Refrigerate for at least 2 hours before serving.
Why It Works
  • The avocados provide a creamy base for the mousse.
  • The lime juice adds a bright and tangy flavor.
  • The sweetener adds a touch of sweetness to balance out the tartness of the lime juice.
  • The vanilla extract adds a touch of warmth and depth of flavor.
  • The salt helps to enhance the flavors of all the other ingredients.