Get A Sweet Taste Of Summer With California Avocados
North American Precis Syndicate
Wild Berry Frozen Yogurt & California Avocado Lime Fudge Parfait (NAPS)
(NAPSI)—Summer is officially here, which means that California
avocados are at the peak of their season, readily available and optimally
delicious. Now is the perfect time to incorporate this nutritious and
delicious fruit into just about any dish this season. Its mild, nutty flavor
and creamy texture give it a wide range of culinary possibilities.
Warm sunny days call for cool refreshing bites. For a sweet treat, it does
not get more satisfying than a delightful frozen yogurt parfait to indulge in
Leveraging the woodland ingredients of the Pacific Northwest and fresh
California avocados, CEO and co-founder, Kim Malek
and her team at Portland’s Wiz Bang Bar created a one-of-a-kind Wild
Berry Frozen Yogurt & California Avocado Lime Fudge Parfait recipe that
consumers can create at home.
“I never forget how lucky we are to have access to vibrant,
delicious fruit grown on the West Coast and that’s why I’m
honored to include and celebrate California avocados in our newest recipe at
Wiz Bang Bar,” said Malek.
Wild Berry Frozen Yogurt &
California Avocado Lime Fudge Parfait
Recipe created by CEO and co-founder
Kim Malek and her team of
Wiz Bang Bar for the California
Prep time: 30 minutes
Cook time: 3 hours 30 minutes
Total time: 4 hours
California Avocado Lime Fudge Sauce
(see make-ahead recipe)
Wild Berry Frozen Yogurt (see
4 sliced strawberries or fresh lime
zest (optional for garnish)
1. Add one scoop of Wild Berry
Frozen Yogurt to each glass.
2. Add ¼ cup California
Avocado Lime Fudge Sauce to each glass.
3. Add one more scoop of the frozen
yogurt to each glass.
4. Top off with ¼ cup of the
5. Add a sliced strawberry or fresh
lime zest (or both) on top to garnish.
6. Serve immediately.
California Avocado Lime Fudge Sauce
⅓ cup heavy cream
⅓ cup water
½ cup + 1 Tbsp. tapioca
syrup (can be substituted with corn syrup or brown rice syrup)
1 tsp. Kosher salt
1 cup white chocolate chips
3 tsp. lime juice
½ lime, zested
1 ripe, fresh California avocado,
seeded, peeled and mashed
1. Add the heavy cream, water,
tapioca syrup and salt to a small pot, stir to combine.
2. Heat the mixture over medium
heat, bring to a boil.
3. Once boiling, remove from heat
and pour in the white chocolate chips to make fudge mixture.
4. Pour fudge mixture into a
blender, blend until smooth.
5. Allow the fudge to cool
6. Add lime juice and lime zest to
the mashed avocado.
7. Add avocado mixture to fudge
mixture in the blender, blend to combine, until smooth.
8. Pour into bowl and cover with
9. Place in refrigerator to cool.
Wild Berry Frozen Yogurt
¾ cup sugar
⅛ tsp. xanthan
⅛ tsp. salt
4 cups mixed wild berries, fresh or
⅓ cup tapioca syrup (can be
substituted with corn syrup or brown rice syrup)
½ cup water
1½ cups whole milk plain
1. Add the sugar, xanthan gum and salt in a small bowl, whisk to combine.
2. In a small saucepan, combine the
mixed berries, tapioca syrup, water and sugar mixture.
3. Heat the mixture over medium
heat, stirring often until mixture comes to a boil.
4. Remove from saucepan, allow to
cool for 10 minutes, then pour into blender.
5. Blend to break up the berries
(there will be seeds and a few flecks of berry skin still visible).
6. Pour blended berry mixture
through a fine mesh strainer into a bowl; discard seeds.
7. Cover bowl with plastic wrap and
place in refrigerator to cool for a few hours.
8. Once berry mixture is cool,
whisk in yogurt.
9. Freeze in a standard at-home ice
cream maker; churn until the mixture is the desired texture of soft-serve
10. Use a spatula to scoop the
frozen yogurt into a freezer-safe container. (Frozen yogurt can be used right
away or be stored, covered, in the freezer for up to 2 weeks.)
For more unique ways to enjoy California avocados, visit CaliforniaAvocado.com.