Everyone loves Chocolate! A major portion of the food industry, and we’re talking here in billions of dollars, is all about chocolate. While everyone loves these simple chocolates available at your nearest store, some like to prepare their own chocolate at home. Many of us never try to prepare them at home hence our today’s mission, is to teach all of you chocolate lovers, how to prepare chocolate at home.
Let’s learn it step step!
Ingredients Required :
- 1/2 cup virgin coconut oil.
- 1/2 cup cocoa butter.
- 1/2 raw cocoa powder.
- 1/2 cup agave syrup.
Now the ingredients stated above are essentials for the base of your recipe. But if you want to give your chocolate a twist of flavour then these are some ideas that you can try.
- Chilli powder
- green tea extract
- crushed nuts
- dried berries
- berry powder
- blueberry powder
- raspberry powder.
Now let’s get started.
Pour cocoa butter (grated) and coconut oil in a bowl make sure that the bowl is heat safe.
Place the bowl filled with oil and butter on a shallow pan containing small amount of warm water. Stir until smooth (don’t stir it continuously).
Measure 1/2 cup of raw cocoa powder. If you want to add any additional ingredient in the recipe then mix it with the powder. Pour the dry ingredients into the bowl with melted oil and butter. You can use any additional ingredient like chilli powder or berry powder or green tea extracts to add flavour.
To give your chocolate some sweetness, add 4-6 spoons of agave nectar to the mix and stir until smooth. If you do not want to sweeten your chocolate then avoid the use of agave nectar
Add some dry fruits if you want to or leave it as it is. Pour the smooth mix on a pan/plate keep it in freezer for around 30-60 minutes. Don’t freeze it for too long or it will get hard.
Enjoy the self made chocolate with your friends and family!
You can view the original recipe at https://www.chococraft.in/blogs/chococraft-blogs/recipe-for-home-made-chocolate