Avocado fondant

A delicious way of serving avocado to children and foodies alike, this rich and tasty recipe contains good vegetable fats and is a pleasure to eat.

Ingredients (serves 6):

  • 1 avocado
  • 1 banana
  • 1 lime
  • 80 g flour
  • 80 g dark chocolate
  • 60 g brown sugar
  • 40 g grated coconut
  • 30 g peanut butter
  • 2 eggs
  • 90 ml coconut milk
  • 1/2 packet of baking powder
  • five spice


  • Preheat the oven to 175°C (gas mark 3/4).
  • Separate the egg yolks from the white. Beat the egg yolks with the sugar and peanut butter until it forms a smooth, creamy paste.
  • Mash the banana and add to the mixture with the coconut milk, grated coconut and grated zest of the lime. Mix well.
  • Now melt the chocolate.
  • Sift the flour with the baking powder into the egg mixture, adding the melted chocolate and diced avocado with a squeeze of lime juice.
  • Combine quickly.
  • Whip the egg whites to a soft peak and gently combine with the mixture.
  • Pour into a small cake tin and sprinkle with five spice powder and the remaining sugar.
  • Bake for 30 minutes.

You can replace the coconut milk with grated coconut and a small coffee cup of water.