Chocolate Avocado Popsicle Recipe

You might be thinking “why are these SUPER pops?” Well, because they contain a delicious SUPERFOOD… Avocados!

Healthy Chocolate Avocado Popsicles that actually taste good!

The summer has been rough here. When we get home from camp or playing outside, the first thing we want to do is cool off… and fast! So I immediately search the freezer for delicious popsicles.

I don’t want to load my daughter up with junk or too much sugar. I’d rather have something with a bit of a “healthy kick”, if you will, while not sacrificing the yummy flavor.

I also don’t want a recipe that’s overly complicated or has a list of ingredients I don’t even have stocked in my house! They should be simple (like MOMables menus) and allergy friendly. That’s why I came up with these delicious Chocolate Super Pops!

They taste sweet and chocolatey, but hidden inside are healthy fats and tons of antioxidants. The delicious fruit used is a great source of vitamins, potassium, folic acid, and amino acids.

We keep ours dairy-free by using non-dairy rice milk. Depending on the brands you buy for the cocoa powder, they can be made gluten and top 8 allergen free!

Depending on the brand of popsicle molds you have will determine how many each batch yields. Ours yielded four.

Check out this MOMables post for even more summertime snacks your kids will love!

Chocolate Super Pops
 
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Cuisine: Snacks
Ingredients
  • 2 Ripe Avocados, pitted & peeled
  • 1 Ripe Banana, medium-large
  • 2 Tablespoon + 1 teaspoon of Cocoa Powder
  • 1.5 Tablespoons of honey
  • ¾ Cup of Milk (or Non-Dairy Substitute)
  • ½ teaspoon of vanilla
Instructions
  1. Put all ingredients into a food processor or blender.
  2. Mix until smooth. *Scrape sides and mix again if need be.
  3. Pour mixture into popsicle molds & freeze until solid (approximately 4 hours).
  4. Enjoy!

 

 

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Comments

  1. April says

    I made these this weekend and mine turned out much greener – without your pretty chocolate color – and it was a big turn off for my kids. I just used regular Nestle Toll House Cocoa…think that was the problem?

    • says

      Oh wow! That’s odd, hmm… we made ours using Hershey’s, and as you can see they’re quite chocolatey. You can always add more if you feel it’s not the color you’re desiring!

    • Olga says

      I made these with nestle toll house cocoa as well and mine were very chocolate and yummy. But I used one avocado, not two..

  2. Heather says

    My husband is allergic to bananas and as such out pediatrician has advised us to avoid them for our 17 month old son until he is able to communicate any discomfort he might experience. Typically when I see a recipe that calls for bananas I sub with avocados. Any idea what I could substitute the bananas with for this one?

    • says

      Hi Heather! in these pops, you can sub 1/2 cup frozen mango for example. the bananas serve as a thickening agent for the pops. let us know how your family enjoys them!

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