Monday, May 10, 2010

Avocado Icing

Number Seven on my 21 before 21!

These Who-ville worthy cupcakes were interesting to say the least. So if you are up for an adventure, here is the recipe!

2 Avocaodes
2 limes (just the juice)
1 cup of powdered sugar

Remove fruit from the avocado peeling and place in a bowl. Squeeze the juice from the two limes. Beat with a mixer until smooth. Add the powdered sugar. Beat until combined. Yield: Icing for two dozen cupcakes.



If you don't like avocado...you probably won't like them. If you do like avocado, you may or may not like them. However, my family ate them up!

14 comments:

Sarah @ Dream in Domestic said...

Interesting - I am too scared to make them myself but I would try them if someone else made them! Very cool, though! I'm glad your family liked them!

Haven and Home said...

Hmmm, I do like avocado, I will give these a try!

Kristin @ My Uncommon Slice of Suburbia said...

I love avo's might have to give this a shot :) Enjoy your monday!

Rachel and John said...

Weird!
I think I'll give it a try sometime.

barbie said...

well that's...different. very..green. I do like avocado's though so they may be worth a shot.

kari said...

You should try adding cream cheese, so it would be like an avocado cream cheese frosting. I think that would be good. I will have to try it soon and let you know!

tessica said...

yeah...
still not sure!
they look pretty though!

i think it is the combo with the cake that is getting me!

Lauren Bordelon said...

Adorable idea for a fiesta themed party! Great take on a desert.

"INFINITY'S CUP" said...

mmmm... I used to make avo ice cream when I had a freezer (oh, to have a freezer...). I just whipped avocados, lemon juice, agave (or maple syrup), and some vanilla extract in a cuisinart and froze it. If you have an ice cream maker it'll come out better, but either way, it's mighty tasty. =) oh, and there's avocado chocolate mousse too. few people realize the versatility of the avocado. Never thought to make icing. =)

Momma Rhyne said...

Oh, what a great idea. Mmmm, i could live in avocados! So good!

MaryBeth Hughes said...

avocado icing oh my! i love avocado's i may have to give this a try.

Much More Than Mommy said...

I don't know that I've ever had an avocado...

Cornflake said...

I LOVE avocado but I've never thought of using them for icing cupcakes, I take it they're super yummy!

Laurie Smith said...

So, i tried this icing recipe for my 9th grade students on chocolate cupcakes (sounds weird, but its all i had!) 23/24 students LOVED it.

If it can please these angst-y teenagers... its worth a shot for all you moms :)

FYI: i used a blender to get all the "chunks" out of the avocado/lime mixture (after realizing my lack of hand-blending skills) and then chilled the icing before putting it on the cupcakes. It really helped the consistency.

Thanks again, Caroline!

Laurie