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Gluten-Free Fudgy Chocolate Avocado Bread

Gluten Free Fudgy Chocolate Avocado Bread

This moist and fudgy bread has a memorable hint of spice and rich avocado flavor. It’s also gluten-free due to the use of almond flour.


  • 1 ripe Hass Avocado, halved, seeded, peeled and mashed
  • 2 cups almond flour
  • 1/3 cup cocoa
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cardamom
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking powder
  • 3/4 cup dark brown sugar
  • 2 eggs


  1. Heat oven to 350 degrees F. Grease an 8 x 4-inch loaf pan.
  2. In a small bowl combine almond flour, cocoa, salt, cardamom, baking soda and baking powder; set aside.
  3. Fold dry ingredients into avocado mixture until blended; remove to prepared pan.
  4. Bake for 55 minutes; cool.
  5. Cut with a sharp serrated knife for best results.

Serves: 10 | Prep Time: 15 min | Cook Time: 55 min

Serving Suggestion: Top with a dollop of whipped cream for a decadent treat.

Large avocados are recommended for this recipe. A large avocado averages about 8 ounces. If using smaller or larger size avocados adjust the quantity accordingly.

Nutritional Info: Per Serving: Calories 250; Total Fat 15 g (Sat 2 g, Trans 0 g, Poly 3 g, Mono 10 g); Cholesterol 37 mg; Sodium 214 mg; Potassium 350 mg; Total Carbohydrates 25 g; Dietary Fiber 5 g; Sugars 17 g; Protein 7 g; Vitamin A 88 IU; Vitamin C 2 mg; Calcium 88 mg; Iron 2 mg; Vitamin D 0 IU; Folate 36 mcg; Omega 3 Fatty Acid 0 g

% Daily Value*: Vitamin A 2%; Vitamin C 3%; Calcium 9%; Iron 11%

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 Calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Recipe provided by the Hass Avocado Board.

Photo credit: Almond Board of California

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