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Chocolate Frosting

Cook Time10 mins
Total Time10 mins


  • 1 large ripe Avocado or 2 small ones
  • 1 tablespoon Vanilla Extract
  • 1/4-1/3 cup Cocoa unsweetened
  • 1/4-1/3 cup Maple Syrup


  • 1-2 tablespoons Whipped coconut cream or normal coconut cream- depending on how thick you want the frosting to be.


  • Remove the pip from the Avocado and spoon the pulp into a blender.
  • Add the vanilla, cocoa and maple syrup and blend until thoroughly mixed.
  • Stop and scrape down sides regulary to ensure that the avocado is broken up and blended in.
  • Once thoroughly mixed, transfer to the mixing bowl of a stand mixer with a whisk attachment.
  • Add the whipped coconut cream and whisk until fluffy (2-3 minutes).
  • Store in fridge until ready to use.


This recipe is enough for 1 20cm/8 inch cake. If you intend piping decorations or consuming large quantities yourself I would recommend doubling the recipe