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A bowl of chocolate hummus next to a pile of strawberries.
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Dark Chocolate Hummus

This dark chocolate hummus is an easy, gluten free vegan treat that will satisfy any chocolate craving. Use it as a fruit dip for fresh strawberries or any other fruit you like.
Prep Time10 mins
Total Time10 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: dairy free, gluten free, refined sugar free, valentine's day, vegan
Servings: 8
Calories: 142kcal

Equipment

  • Food processor or high powered blender.

Ingredients

  • 2 cups canned chickpeas (with no salt added)
  • 1/3 cup cocoa powder
  • 1/3 cup maple syrup
  • 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt

Instructions

  • Add the chickpeas, maple syrup, extra virgin olive oil, vanilla extract, and salt to a food processor or high powered blender.
  • Process/blend for 2-3 minutes or until smooth, scraping down the sides of the food processor bowl as necessary.
  • Add the cocoa powder and blend once more to incorporate it.
  • Serve immediately or store in an airtight container in the fridge for up to five days.
  • Makes approximately 2 cups (or 8 servings) of dark chocolate hummus.

Notes

  • Optional additions include freshly grated orange zest or peppermint extract.
  • Serve at room temperature for the best consistency.

Nutrition

Serving: 0.25Cup | Calories: 142kcal | Carbohydrates: 17g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 189mg | Potassium: 144mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 8g | Calcium: 34mg | Iron: 1mg