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
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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…
- 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
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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