Dive into a tropical paradise with these avocado-lime-coconut parfaits

by | Mar 26, 2024 | Food and Recipes

Featuring creamy layers of avocado from Mexico mousse, honey-infused graham cracker base and luscious coconut yogurt. Top it off with toasted coconut flakes and a sprinkle of lime zest for the ultimate sweet escape.

Avocado-Lime-Coconut Parfaits

Prep time: 25 minutes
Makes: 4 servings

Ingredients:

Avocado mousse layer

  • 1 large or 2 small avocados from Mexico, peeled and pitted
  • 1 lime, juiced and zested
  • ½ cup (125 ml) coconut yogurt (2% or more)
  • 1 tsp (5 ml) honey
  • Pinch of salt

Base

  • 2 ½ cups (625 ml) graham cracker crumbs (honey flavour or regular)
  • 2 tbsp (30 ml) butter, melted
  • 1 tbsp (15 ml) honey
  • Pinch of salt

Additional layers

  • 1 cup (250 ml) coconut yogurt
  • Garnishes: toasted coconut flakes, graham cracker crumble, lime zest

Directions:

  1. For the base layer, melt butter in a microwavable bowl. Stir in the graham cracker crumbs, honey and salt. Mix until well combined then set aside untilready to assemble.
  2. For the avocado mousse: in a blender or food processor, combine the avocados, lime juice and zest (reserving some zest for garnish), yogurt, honey and salt. Blend until smooth.
  3. Arrange four short, clear parfait glasses. Line the bottom of each glass with the graham cracker crumble and press down until it forms a sturdy base. Reserve some crumble for garnish.
  4. Next, alternate layers of the avocado mousse and coconut yogurt. Garnish with toasted coconut flakes, remaining graham cracker crumble and lime zest.

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