Valentine’s Day needs chocolate. It’s just a fact of life. I mean every day needs chocolate, but Valentine’s Day needs the fancy chocolate. Enter this dessert.
Valentine’s Day is on Sunday this year which is just weird. I don’t know why, but it is. If you’ve completely forgotten about Valentine’s, don’t worry because this dessert can be whipped up super fast and it tastes super indulgent.
Can you believe I was actually going to post a pizza recipe today? I know, what was I thinking? I mean pizza is good and deserves its time in the spotlight, but not right now. Today, it’s going to be all about the chocolate. Even better, it’s going to be about healthy chocolate. I used an old trick to make the chocolate pudding part of this recipe and while it might seem weird and totally gross, go with me on this one. Avocados make the chocolate pudding layer rich, thick, creamy, and full of good for you fat and nutrients.
What better way to tell that special someone you love them?! I love you, now enjoy some good fat chocolate. Music to my ears. Guys, if you want to impress your lady (or yourself, I won’t judge) make this parfait. You don’t need to do anything fancy, just blend each layer and put it in a glass. Voila! Done.
I hope you have a great weekend and your Valentine’s Day is full of love and chocolate! 🙂
Chocolate Cheesecake Pudding Parfait
- 1 batch of my cream cheese frosting (sub in almond milk for the water)
- 1 large avocado, very ripe (you want a soft avocado so it blends nice and smooth)
- 3 tbsp cocoa powder
- 2-3 tbsp maple syrup, honey, agave or any liquid sweetener
- 1/4 cup + 1 tbsp full-fat coconut milk
- 1/2 tsp cinnamon
- pinch of sea salt
- dark chocolate chips or cacao nibs, optional for sprinkling
- Blend up the cream cheese frosting and place in the fridge while you make the chocolate pudding
- Place the rest of the ingredients into a blender and blend until completely smooth. Taste to see if you need more sweetener.
- Chill the pudding for at least 30 minutes before serving. Place into a glass in layers and then sprinkle with chocolate chips or cacao nibs right before serving.