Recipe

Avocado and lime mousse slice

Enjoy a sweet treat that just so happens to be gluten, dairy and refined sugar-free with this delicious avocado and lime mousse slice recipe. It's the perfect guilt-free indulgence

  • 20 mins preparation
  • 24 hrs marinating
  • Serves 18
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This recipe first appeared in Woman's Day.
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Ingredients

  • 1 cup macadamia nuts
  • 1 cup shredded coconut, plus extra to serve
  • 4 dried figs, chopped
  • 2 avocados, peeled, seeded, flesh chopped
  • 1/2 cup lime juice, plus 2 teaspoons zest
  • 1/4 cup raw honey (see recipe tip)
  • 1/2 vanilla bean, seeds scraped
  • 1/2 cup coconut oil
  • 1/3 cup coconut butter
  • 125 gram punnet raspberries

Method

  • 1
    Line a 20cm square cake pan with baking paper, extending the paper 2cm above sides.
  • 2
    In a food processor, combine nuts, coconut and figs. Process until mixture binds together. Press evenly over base of pan.
  • 3
    In a clean food processor, combine avocados, lime juice, honey and vanilla seeds. Process until smooth and creamy. Add oil, butter and 1 teaspoon lime zest, blending to combine. Pour over base. Chill overnight.
  • 4
    Using paper, remove slice from pan. Top with raspberries, extra coconut and remaining lime zest. Serve in slices.

Notes

  • Processed honey has been heated, lessening its health benefits, so use certified raw honey, raw maple syrup or raw agave syrup, available at health food shops and some supermarkets.