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The welcome surprise of avocado adds rich nutrients and a dreamy, silky texture.

Deb Wise
Recipe by Health July 2016


Credit: Iain Bagwell; Mindi Shapiro

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10 mins
3 hrs 30 mins
Makes: 10 pops (serving size: 1 pop)


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Instructions Checklist
  • Combine milk, sugar, cocoa and cornstarch in a pan. Bring to a boil over medium-high heat, whisking. Cook until mixture thickens, about 1 minute. Remove from heat. Whisk in chocolate until melted. Fill a large bowl with ice. Place pan in ice; let cool, stirring, until mixture is cold, about 20 minutes.

  • Transfer mixture to a blender. Add avocado flesh, vanilla and salt; process until smooth. Divide mixture among 10 (1/2-cup) pop molds. Insert pop sticks and freeze until firm, about 3 hours.

Nutrition Facts

149 calories; fat 9g; saturated fat 3g; protein 2g; carbohydrates 22g; fiber 3g; iron 1mg; sodium 81mg; calcium 54mg.