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

Rated as 4.6 out of 5 Stars
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"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!"
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Ingredients

1 h 10 m servings 157
Original recipe yields 8 servings

Directions

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  1. 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. Watch Now

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.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 157 calories; 14.7 9.4 1.1 0 1 Full nutrition

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I was looking for another recipe when I stumbled across this one. Seeing that I had all the ingredients, I decided to try a batch. Wow, are these good!!! I can't believe how simple they are. To ...

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I tried this recipe and not sure if it was just first time bad luck but all the coconut oil stayed on top of the mold and the honey sunk to the bottom. So what I was left with was a chocolate th...

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I was looking for another recipe when I stumbled across this one. Seeing that I had all the ingredients, I decided to try a batch. Wow, are these good!!! I can't believe how simple they are. To ...

This was surprisingly good! I used a whisk to mix the cocoa, honey and vanilla into the melted coconut oil, then poured it into a foil-lined loaf pan (this size pan created the perfect thickne...

I tried this not knowing what to expect. I loved it! In addition to the honey, I added 1 1/2 tablespoons of Agave nectar, I like it a little bit sweeter. Finally I added 1/2 tsp of sea salt and ...

Delicious just as written! But I have also played around with the recipe and I found that adding a tiny bit of sea salt makes this great recipe even a bit better. (Salt really brings out the swe...

This "Homemade Melt-In-Your-Mouth Dark Chocolate (Paleo)" is out-of-this-world delicious! Oh my goodness! I used flavorless "refined" organic coconut oil (not "virgin" coconut oil) since I don't...

This chocolate is delicious, but I did have to switch up how I made it. I kept the ingredients exactly the same, but I tried this recipe three times, and the third time was the keeper! I know ot...

We love this, although the last time we made them, I used raw cacao butter instead of coconut oil as I had only liquid coconut oil and didn't know if it would set properly. And oh my! This bat...

Made this twice now and it is really very good. The first batch I made with some ground cayenne and the second time I made separate 1/2 batches with fresh mint leaves (I let the leaves rest wit...

I tried this recipe and not sure if it was just first time bad luck but all the coconut oil stayed on top of the mold and the honey sunk to the bottom. So what I was left with was a chocolate th...