Monday, June 16, 2014

Almond loves Caramel Raw Chocolate Cups

From Earth Almond loves Caramel Cups

Chocolate the way nature intended, naturally!
Rich in essential superfood nutrients that will feed your vital force & nourish your soul. Perfect for the whole family.




Ingredients: 
  • 500g block of organic cacao butter 
  • 1 cup of organic cacao powder 
  • 1 teaspoon of organic ground vanilla bean 
  • 1 teaspoon of organic cinnamon spices 
  • 100g of Almond butter 
  • 2 dessert spoons or raw organic honey 
  • 5 Soaked dates 
Method:
  1. bring a large saucepan of water to a simmer.
  2. in your large mixing bowl add your chopped up block of cacao butter & slowly melt over the simmering water. The trick is to let it temper slowly over a low heat so you retain all of those glorious nutrients.
  3. in your food processor blend your dates until a paste. fold in your almond butter until mixed evenly.
  4. After about 20 minutes the cacao butter will have reduced to a golden liquid, place on your timber cutting board and allow to cool for around 10 minutes.
  5. Sift your cacao powder into the liquid mix & stir as you sift. 
  6. Stir in your spices, vanilla bean powder & raw honey until mixed thoroughly.
  7. Pour the mixture into your chocolate molds. this shoudl make up to 30 chocolates.
  8. take a teaspoon and drop a 1/4 of a teasppon of the almond date paste into each chocolate mold. 
  9. Place in the fridge and let set for around 1 hour.
  10. take out of your molds and cut into sections or break up into chunks for a raw finish. 
  11. you can store in your fridge for up to 10 days if you don't use the blueberries and this chocolate will keep in the freezer for weeks. 

Oceans of Peace Mungbeans xx