Avocado is one of the best and healthiest fruits that we can include regularly in our diet. Let’s see in this article some tips for ripening an avocado.

Unfortunately, between “not enough” and “too” ripe, the line is sometimes difficult to discern… We are going to give you some tips for accelerating the ripening of an avocado, so you can eat it quickly. No product, no voodoo incantation (!), just a few simple and effective methods, without having to buy anything! You already have everything you need on hand.

Materials needed: a piece of aluminum foil and an oven.


Wrap your avocado in aluminum foil and place it on a baking sheet.

Bake in an oven preheated to 100°C for around 10 minutes (depending on the hardness of the animal).

Remove the avocado from the oven, let it cool then unwrap it. If all goes well, it will be perfectly ripe, firm and slightly creamy.

For the short scientific explanation: aluminum foil helps retain the ethylene gas produced by the avocado and responsible for ripening.