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Oct 4, 2019 Recipes AMC Team 198 views

Looking for a healthy homemade way to enjoy dark chocolate (and get the brain juices moving)?


½ cup coconut oil

½ cup cacao or cocoa powder

¼ cup (or less) maple syrup, honey agave or brown rice syrup

½ cup roughly chopped dark chocolate (80% or greater cocoa)

½ cup roughly chopped walnuts

1 ½ cup desiccated coconut, unsweetened

¼ cup oats

½ tsp vanilla extract

  1. In a medium pot, melt coconut oil.
  2. Remove from heat and whisk in the cacao powder and vanilla extract, once mixed, add the maple syrup or alternative. Add 1 cup desiccated coconut, dark chocolate, oats and walnuts, stir until well combined.
  3. Place remaining coconut on a plate. Roll a tablespoon sized ball of chocolate mixture in hands then coat in remaining coconut flakes.
  4. Place balls on a lined tray and leave in fridge for 30 minutes to set.
  5. Enjoy as a treat and get those brain juices moving.

Store: refrigerate in an airtight container for up to 7 days or freeze for up to 3 months.

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