Dark chocolate, the darker the better in my opinion. the trouble is I love all those really fancy ones with nuts, seeds and more exotic things on them, but they cost a fortune. So, two, no three problems solved here. How to make dairy free dark chocolate that's cheap and easy to do.
It's long been known that dark chocolate has quite a few health benefits. It's packed with minerals like iron, magnesium, copper and zinc. It contains a healthy dose of anti-oxidants, could help to reduce blood pressure and heart disease. Bear in mind though these are proven benefits from dark chocolate. You won't get that chowing down on a Mars bar.
So, let's make some. Take a look at the video and the recipe, let me know how you get on and feel free to send me a picture too.
What you need:
- 50g melted coconut oil
- 50g cocoa (or cacao) powder
- 20-50g of honey (depending on how sweet you like it)
- Fruit, nuts, seeds or whatever you fancy for the topping
What you do:
- Melt the coconut oil and combine in a bowl with the cocoa powder and honey.
- Pour the mixture into a shallow tray or tub making sure it's not too thin. Spread the mixture around the surface.
- Sprinkle nuts, seeds, dried fruit or whatever you fancy on top.
- Pop your tray in the freezer for around an hour.
- When it's hard, take it out of the freezer, break it up into chunks and enjoy.