'Magic Mushroom Truffles' Have an Unusually Sweet Ingredient

 - Jul 6, 2011
References: instructables & instructables
Some of the best kept recipes are those that use ingredients that the average person would never think of -- just like these 'Magic Mushroom Truffles' do. The confections were created by Brenda Gartman, who reveals that the "magic" ingredient in this recipe is avocado!

One might never think to use avocado when creating chocolate truffles, but I have to admit these 'Magic Mushroom Turffles' look super tasty! The recipe is made is two parts: one of which forms the truffle filling, and the other is the candy coating. These 'Magic Mushroom Truffles' would make an adorable addition to any children's birthday party (but maybe keep the secret ingredient a secret).

Implications - Recipes that incorporate hidden nutrition -- like these 'Magic Mushroom Truffles' do with avocado -- entice parents to try making them. As many people are on a health binge, parents are always looking for ways to infuse vegetables into their children's diets. Companies should seek to associate themselves with the healthy lifestyle movement regardless of their industry.