When you get the blend of chocolate just right, then that melting bite transports you a really lovely place of bliss. Enter my homemade maca chocolate!

Its culinary alchemy has the power to make being in this rather chaotic world, oh so much more divine. And let’s face it, we all need some of that every now and again!

A special homemade maca chocolate recipe

This is a particularly special recipe. Not only does it embrace the fabulous nutritional profile of raw cacao, it also benefits from the welcomed health benefits of maca. Maca is a superior plant-food that grown at very high elevations in the Peruvian Andes. It is a powerful adaptogen, which means that it helps us to ‘normalise’ during stressful situations. Maca helps our vitality, balances hormones and supports us during anxiety and depression. In fact it has a catalogue of benefits.
Read all about it here: All about Maca Article

Maca Chocolates with Coconut Sugar by Anastasia Kind Earth

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Check out this SUPER QUICK video for a basic, visual chocolate making guide first and then follow the recipe below for the maca version…

Delicious Maca Chocolate Recipe

Delicious Maca Chocolate Recipe

Yield: 12 hearts
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes

An artisan chocolate recipe, using maca root powder and other superfoods.


  • 50g raw cacao butter
  • 3 tablespoons coconut sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 3 tablespoons raw cacao powder
  • 1 tablespoon gelatinised maca powder
  • 2 tablespoons raisins


  • Melt the raw cacao butter in a heat proof bowl, by placing it in a pan filled with a small amount of water and then heating. I highly recommend taking a peek at my super-quick chocolate making video above to see exactly how this is done.
  • Dissolve the coconut sugar and vanilla extract along with the cacao butter.
  • Mix in the cacao powder, maca powder and raisins once the contents of the bowl have melted.
  • Spoon into a chocolate mould. If you don't have a mould then use a small container lined with parchment paper and simply snap the chocolate in to pieces when set).
  • Pop in to the freezer for half an hour to set (or a little longer in the fridge).
  • These store in either the fridge or freezer.
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    Recommended Ingredients for homemade maca chocolate

    These items are available at any good health food store or by mail order in most countries. Here are some helpful links to get you started:

    USA: Navitas Naturals Cacao Butter, 1 Pound Pouches
    USA: Navitas Naturals – Cacao Power Raw Powder Organic – 16 oz.

    USA: Nutiva Organic Sugar, Coconut, 1 lb

    USA: Gelatinized Maca Root Powder – Certified Organic, Fair Trade – 1lb

    UK: Sevenhills Organics Cacao Butter 500g
    UK: Sevenhills Organics Cacao / Cocoa Powder 500g
    UK: RealFoodSource Certified Organic Coconut Sugar

    UK: Sevenhills Wholefoods Organic Gelatinised Maca Powder

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    Healthy Maca Chocolates with Coconut Sugar by Anastasia Kind Earth