Since my little man’s second birthday party last weekend, we’ve all developed a real taste for sweets. This is not such a good thing.
Fortunately, these days I know how to make delicious chocolate with healthier ingredients in no time at all. It beats reaching for the family block of Cadbury anyway and tastes so much better!
The honey in these is from my local farmers market and it is so divine. It creates a sticky toffee like centre to the chocolates. Just heaven! The kids go nuts for these (if I save them any!)
You can get all sorts of silicon moulds which are ideal for popping the chocolates out easily. I got these 2 trays of Lego men (8 shapes per tray) on eBay for about $14 (AUS) with free shipping.
YOU WILL NEED
2 heaped tablespoons organic, cold pressed coconut oil
1 tbs raw local honey
1 heaped tablespoon cacao
* The reason I “heap” the spoonfuls is because I’d rather have a little too much than not quite enough… And you can always lick the spoon! That said, don’t go too overboard with the honey or they’ll be very sticky and won’t set properly.
Melt all ingredients in a saucepan on a medium heat until combined.
Fill silicon trays with chocolate mix and freeze for about 1/2 an hour.
Makes 16 yummy chocolates.
Perfect for a Quick and easy late night treat… I dare you to stop at one!
NOTES and tips I’ve learned along the way:
*These chocolates need to be kept in the fridge or freezer.
*Use your smallest pot/saucepan for this as it seems to help the ingredients combine more thoroughly.
*Make sure the honey is thoroughly melted through the mix otherwise it will sink to the bottom of the moulds and they won’t set properly.
*Make sure you lay your moulds flat in the freezer. If the chocolate mixture is not distributed evenly, bits and pieces break easily – usually the poor little fellows heads fall off!
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