Picture of Avocados with fruit syrup
Green fat with sweet fruit.

Step 1: Halve and peel a ripe avocado

Picture of Halve and peel a ripe avocado
Select a nice, ripe avocado. I prefer to buy them hard, then let them soften on my kitchen windowsill. Any kind of avocado will do; this is a Fuerte avocado.
Cut your avocado in half, remove the pit, and gently peel off the skin. If the skin sticks, pare it off with a knife as necessary; take care to keep your avocado half looking sharp as it's going to have to stand up to scrutiny on its own.
Figure 1-2 halves per person, depending on what else you're serving.
I love it.
suayres4 years ago
I'll bet maple syrple would be absolutely sublime as the sweetener component--and I mean REAL maple syrup, not that nasty fake stuff they sell to put on pancakes. Yes, it's spendy, but it's SO much better than the fake stuff. You don't need much, after all. And if you do want to use it, look for the "grade B" or "cooking grade" of it--it costs a tad less, but is darker and has a richer, more intense flavor than the "grade A". It's kind of odd, but there 'tis! Oh, and my hub and I have done cost camparisons, and Trader Joe's seems to have about the lowest price.
unfortunately, i dont like avocados
gothichiic7 years ago
ooh sounds nice! gonna have to try it.
my family and i have avocados with sweetened condensed milk and its rly yum _
canida (author)  gothichiic7 years ago
Is there anything that doesn't taste good with sweetened condensed milk?

Do you add anything else? How do you serve it?
appleve8 years ago
delicious! something else to do with avocados rather than my old standby avocado smoothie.
canida (author)  appleve7 years ago
I've never made one of those. What else goes in an avocado smoothie?
wineguy8 years ago
A variation on this that a friend taught me eons ago: instead of filling the avocado with fruit syrup, fill it will demerara sugar and 151 proof dark rum. Outrageous!
wineguy wineguy8 years ago
Will create an instructable for it as time permits. Betsy's trying to get me more into it. Blame her if I start going off the deep end....
canida (author)  wineguy8 years ago
Also: I'm thinking about your recipe, and lighting the rum-filled avocado on fire. Probably not the best for flavor, but necessary to try at least once.
canida (author)  wineguy8 years ago
That needs its own Instructable- please put it up! It'll be simple to do, but will make many people very happy.
I tried this with a pommegranite black currant preserve, and it was veeeery good. Kinda tasted like cranberry sauce! hehe
i think that sounds awesome! the pic is a little gory but man i bet this tastes great. i need to experiment with avocado more.
tek20009 years ago
Yes, theres something that isn't right with avocados and sweetness, but I think its only in my head, there might be the possibility I will try it, since Fat + Sugar doesn't normally taste bad at all ;) !!!!
austin9 years ago
This may taste good and to many peopl it may look good but there is somthing deep inside of me that make me want to throw up when i see it . Im really not sure why but it does. I think its the red and chunks
canida (author)  austin9 years ago
The pictures do look gory, don't they? Some of the ones I didn't post had even more of a "freshly ripped out of the chest cavity" look to them.
andreq9 years ago
ewwwww it may taste good .. but ewwwww