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


Homemade chocolate that melts in your mouth! This wholesome chocolate recipe is made without artificial ingredients or waxes and is ideal for health-conscious individuals who enjoy an indulgent treat. The sweetness can be tweaked to taste, and add-in ingredients and combinations are endless. Enjoy!

Prep Time:
10 mins
Additional Time:
1 hr
Total Time:
1 hr 10 mins


  • ½ cup coconut oil

  • ½ cup cocoa powder

  • 3 tablespoons honey

  • ½ teaspoon vanilla extract


  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.

  2. Pour the mixture into a candy mold or pliable tray. Refrigerate until chilled, about 1 hour.

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


Flavor by adding orange zest, peanut butter, dried coconut, chopped nuts, cinnamon, cayenne pepper, etc. to taste and consistency desired. Stir in after melting coconut oil, cocoa powder, honey, and vanilla together.

Maple syrup can be used in place of honey.

The number of servings depends on the thickness of mold(s) used, as does the time it will take for chocolate to set.

Not recommended for baking. Must be kept refrigerated.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

157 Calories
15g Fat
9g Carbs
1g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 157
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 15g 19%
Saturated Fat 13g 65%
Sodium 2mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate 9g 3%
Dietary Fiber 2g 6%
Total Sugars 7g
Protein 1g
Calcium 7mg 1%
Iron 1mg 4%
Potassium 86mg 2%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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