No-Bake Avocado Crème Brûlée

© Jerry James Stone

Yup, another avocado recipe. I cannot help myself. Last avocado season I sorta missed the boat on going crazy with my favorite fruit so this time I am over-compensating. Oh, and I am loving it.

I have seen this recipe in one form or another around the web but I really wanted to make it vegan. It just seems like the kinda thing that should be, since you don't bake it. Not that you cannot bake vegan food. I know, it makes no sense. But it doesn't have to. This dessert can be ready fairly quickly so enjoy it before avocados are gone!

  • 2 avocados
  • 1 cup coconut cream
  • 1 vanilla bean
  • 1/2 cup of sugar, extra for the brûlée

1. Puree the avocados in a food processor.

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2. Warm the coconut milk, halved vanilla bean and sugar just enough so that the coconut milk comes to a boil and the vanilla becomes aromatic. God I love the smell of vanilla bean!

3. Cool the coconut milk mixture and mix it with the avocado puree.

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4. Divide it amongst the two ramekins. You can get more servings out of this if you use the shallow ramekins and after eating this, I think those would work better for this recipe.

5. Chill it in the refrigerator for an hour or more. This is just to solidify the mixture. Don't freeze it.

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6. Cover the creme with enough sugar to coat. You want a thin layer, don't make it too thick or you won't melt the sugar on the bottom.

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7. Brûlée the sugar and enjoy!

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