Hi <<First Name>>,
One of our fabulous fermenters - Lorraine - emailed us about a probiotic chocolate mousse she had seen and asked how it would be put together.
My first thought was the living organism would probably be milk kefir. This thought was quickly followed by an image of drinking the delicious fermented ice cream mixture before we froze it to make fermented ice cream. The next image in my mind was the recipe where I use fermented nut meal to make carrot muffins. The sweetener in that recipe was maple syrup and soaked dates. And then I remembered a chocolate and avocado raw food pie that we were served many years ago. The taste and texture were unforgettable.
So Mario and I set about gathering the ingredients and preparing ourselves for a taste test extravaganza. We couldn’t decide between sweeteners so I’ve included 3 for you to choose.
The first one we tried was chocolate of course. The cocoa gives the mousse that dark chocolate taste. I used banana as a sweetener here.
Then we moved onto fruit flavours. The strawberry mousse had a ‘softer’, fruitier flavour. Frozen berries would be an option too. I’m looking forward to mango season to have a go at Mango probiotic mousse.
This is such an easy but ‘special’ dish to whip up and serve to guests too. "Thanks Lorraine!" for setting us onto this delicious pathway.
200g organic coconut cream
70ml milk kefir or coconut kefir
1 ripe avocado
sweetener – see note below
flavouring – see note below
1-2 teaspoons vanilla
a pinch of salt
- Place ingredients in a blender and blend till thick and creamy.
- Pour into individual serving bowls or a large serving dish.
- Refrigerate for a 1 hour before serving.
- Choose 3-4 dates soaked in boiling water for 10 minutes and then drained or
- 1 ripe banana or
- 2 tablespoons maple syrup.
Flavouring: Choose ¼ cup cocoa for a chocolate flavour or 1 punnet of fresh strawberries.
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