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Healthy homemade chocolate recipe

Healthy homemade chocolate recipe

Healthy homemade chocolate recipe

Makes 300g chocolate, or more depending on additions.


  • 300g raw cacao butter, chopped or purchased as buttons
  • 40-80g raw cacao powder
  • 30-70g sweetener (honey, maple syrup, rice malt syrup, coconut nectar)
  • 1-2 tsp vanilla bean powder or natural vanilla extract
  • 4-6 pinches of ground sea or Himalayan salt
  • Optional extras – such as berries, nuts, spices, dried fruits, nut butters, buckinis or essential oils.


  1. Add cacao butter to Thermomix (or blender) and grate 6 sec/speed 8.
  2. Scrape down sides with spatula and then melt 12 mins / 45C / speed 3 — this can be done in a saucepan
  3. Add cacao powder, sweetener, vanilla and salt. Mix 8 mins / 40C / speed 3
  4. Stir in your extra additions (or wait to sprinkle on top afterwards)
  5. Pour into molds or onto trays lined with baking paper, and place flat in the fridge to set. Pour extras over top if desired
  6. Once set, pop them out of molds or cut / break into bite sized pieces


Author: Kerryn Odell

Kerryn is a Nutritionist at our Mona Vale clinic. She specialises in skin health and provides us with simple, easy to follow and achievable care plans; equipping you with the tools to make informed choices regarding your health.

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