Homemade Melt-In-Your-Mouth Dark Chocolate (Paleo)




Linda(LMT)

Recipe by: Linda(LMT) "Homemade chocolate that melts in your mouth. Made without artificial ingredients or waxes, this wholesome treat is ideal for the health conscious individual who enjoys an indulgent treat. Sweetness can be tweaked to taste, and add-in ingredients and combinations are endless. Enjoy!"

1/2 cup coconut oil
Spectrum Naturals Coconut Oil Unrefined


1/2 cup cocoa powder 3 tablespoons honey
Honey or any other sweetener you prefer

1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract


Directions
Prep
10 m
Ready In
1 h 10 m
Gently melt coconut oil in a saucepan over medium-low heat. Stir cocoa powder, honey, and vanilla extract into melted oil until well blended. Pour mixture into a candy mold or pliable tray. Refrigerate until chilled, about 1 hour.
Footnotes
Cook's Notes:
Flavor by adding orange zest, peanut butter, dried coconut, chopped nuts, cinnamon, cayenne pepper, etc. to taste and consistency desired. Add after melting coconut oil, cocoa powder, honey, and vanilla together.
Maple syrup can be used in place of honey.
Number of servings depends on thickness of mold(s) used, as does set up time.
Not recommended for baking. Must be kept refrigerated.
Tip
Aluminum foil can be used to keep food moist, cook it evenly, and make clean-up easier.