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Paletas de Aguacate y Coco (Mexican Avocado and Coconut Popsicles)
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Paletas de Aguacate y Coco (Mexican Avocado and Coconut Popsicles)

A recipe for Paletas de Aguacate y Coco (Mexican Avocado and Coconut Popsicles). These creamy popsicles are frozen until solid, then optionally dipped in chocolate and shredded coconut.
Course Dessert
Cuisine Mexican
Keyword avocado, coconut, Mexican, Mexico, paleta, popsicle
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 0 minutes
Resting Time: 4 hours
Total Time 4 hours 15 minutes
Servings 8 Popsicles

Ingredients

  • 2 avocados peeled, seed removed, and roughly chopped
  • 1 cup (240 milliliters) coconut milk
  • 1/2 cup (100 grams) granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Optional topping:

  • Melted and slightly cooled dark chocolate
  • Dried shredded coconut

Instructions

  • In a blender, puree the avocados, coconut milk, sugar, and vanilla extract until smooth.
  • Pour into popsicle molds. Lightly hit the filled popsicle molds against the counter to help remove bubbles. Freeze until solid.
  • If desired, dip the frozen popsicles in melted chocolate and immediately sprinkle with coconut. Place on a parchment-lined baking sheet and freeze until ready to serve.
  • Serve chilled.