Avocado Dessert - Sri Lanka

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“This recipe is being posted for ZWT II & my source is asianonlinerecipes.com. Since I have a special fondness for Tex-Mex fare, I'm no stranger to using avocado & this is amazingly simple. I must admit I've never made an avocado dessert & didn't even know you could. (Stated time does not include chilling time)”

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  1. Cut avocados in half lengthways. Remove seeds & reserve them. Scoop pulp from shells & mash smoothly w/a fork. Discard shells.
  2. Add sugar to taste & stir in the cream.
  3. Put in serving bowl, return seeds to the pulp, cover tightly w/plastic wrap & chill before serving. NOTE: The presence of the seeds in the puree is said to keep the avocado from discoloring, but the plastic wrap is always used as well.
  4. To Serve: If desired, extra whipped & sweetened cream can be piped over the top of the dessert. While many favor adding rum for flavor, the delicate avocado flavor may be allowed to stand alone -- or -- the mixture can be divided & served both ways.
  5. Personal Note: I would reserve the avocado shells & use them to serve this dessert.

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