Choc & Orange Mousse with Poached Pear

Rec

Rec

Poached Pear
1 pear
3 tbsp lemon juice
3 tbsp maple syrup

Mousse
Flesh of 1 avocado (or flesh of 1 mango)
2 bananas
1 cup Almond Mylk
2 Tbsp cacao powder
1 Tbsp coconut sugar
1 Tbsp coconut oil
pinch of vanilla bean powder
pinch of himalayan sea salt

Garnish
2 Tbsp pistachios
chopped 1 Tbsp orange zest

Method

To make the poached pear, place lemon juice and maple syrup in a bowl or glass that will also fit the pear. Peel then halve the pear and slice off the bottom. Place in the glass and refrigerate for at least 2 hours to marinate. ensure the pear is fully immersed in the liquid; if it isn’t, add more lemon juice or water.

To make the mousse, place avocado, bananas, Almond Mylk, cacao powder, coconut sugar, coconut oil, vanilla bean powder and sea salt in a blender and blend until smooth. Pour into two small bowls and place pear halves on top. Garnish with a sprinkle of pistachios and/or orange zest.

Serves 2

Recipe from Love By Olivia

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