When the Greeks wrote about ambrosia in their myths, they were probably thinking about garlicky hummus and pita.
There are many hummus recipes, emphasizing different flavours and textures, so in my opinion, while sweet hummus is not common, it’s still valid. This stuff ends up tasting like chocolate chip cookie dough with a peanut-butter flavour, and is one of the few things I might actually consume in unwholesome volumes.
I don’t have good pictures, so let’s stop messing around and get to it.
- 1 can chickpeas, drained and rinsed
- 1/4 cup maple syrup
- 2 tsp. vanilla
- fat pinch of salt
- 1/4 cup peanut butter
- 3 tbsp. flour
- 2-4 tbsp. milk, if needed
- 1/4 cup miniature chocolate chips
- Blend all the ingredients in a blender, food processor, Vitamix, whatever. I find that the best order to blend them in is chickpeas with syrup, vanilla, and milk. Then add the peanut butter, salt, and flour.
- I stir in the chocolate, as I don’t want it chopped into shards. If you use regular-size chips, I would recommend blending it, unless you want the big chunks.
- As for serving, apple slices is a healthy choice, but graham crackers and vanilla wafers are tastier. I often end up eating this with a spoon, or with cereal/granola on top.
- Also, you can use other nut butters if you want, but I can’t personally vouch for them.
Thanks for reading! Have a wonderful week.