Recipe: Coconut, Avocado and Mint Bars

Mint, coconut and avocado bars

I am a big choc mint fan and as soon as I saw this recipe a few days ago, I knew I had to make it. I really love the idea of using avocado as an ingredient in desserts, and I’m super impressed with how this turned out.

Recipe originally from Raia’s Recipes

What you’ll need

Mint Layer

  • 1 avocado
  • 1/4 cup of honey
  • 6 teaspoons melted coconut oil
  • 1 1/2 cups of unsweetened coconut
  • 1/2 teaspoon peppermint extract
  • Pinch of salt

Chocolate Layer

  • 1/4 cup of coconut oil
  • 2 tablespoons of honey
  • 1/4 cup of cocoa powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon of vanilla extract (or essence)
  • Pinch of salt

How to make it

  1. Line a baking pan with foil or baking paper.
  2. Add all mint layer ingredients to a food processor and blend until the mixture is combined.
  3. Smooth mixture into your pan and place in the freezer.
  4. While your mint mixture is cooling, add the coconut oil and honey for the chocolate layer to a saucepan and heat until melted.
  5. Add cocoa, vanilla and salt to the pan and stir until combined.
  6. Remove your mint layer from the freezer and pour chocolate mixture over the top.
  7. Place back into freezer for at least 30 minutes before cutting and serving.

Thanks again to Raia’s Recipes for this recipe!

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About cassiedawson

Cassandra (preferably Cassie) Dawson, from Newcastle, Australia.

Posted on March 16, 2014, in Recipes and tagged , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 1 Comment.

  1. Oh my goodness! Those look so good! I bought a bag of unsweetened coconut yesterday without knowing what I would make with it next. Now I do! Thanks for posting this recipe!

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