Can’t get enough of chocolate, even though you know it’s not the best for you? If that’s you, you’re not alone! If there is chocolate in the house, I’m sure to eat it in no time at all. I know it’s not good for me so I often avoid buying it, but then I find myself looking for something else to give me a quick sweet fix.
These healthy homemade chocolate bars are the perfect alternative to sugar filled chocolate. They contain 3 ingredients, all of which you probably already have in your pantry. It only takes a minute or two to whip up a batch, which makes these chocolate bars perfect for a quick treat.
If you love dark chocolate, there is a good chance your are going to love this healthy homemade version. It has a delicious rich chocolatey taste, with a hint of sweetness.
These healthy homemade chocolate bars are perfect just as they are, but also taste amazing with dried fruit and nuts added. Just make the chocolate mixture according to the instructions below, then add your favourite chopped dried fruit and nuts before transferring the chocolate mixture to a mould to set.
The amazing thing about these chocolate bars is that they are not only healthier than ordinary chocolate, but they are also perfect for those with certain dietary requirements, being dairy free and vegan friendly. You can also make a few substitutions to the ingredients, such as swapping the cocoa powder for cacao powder, and the maple syrup for honey.
To make these chocolate bars you will need a silicone mould to set the chocolate in. If you don’t have a suitable silicone mould, just like a small tray with baking paper and pour the chocolate mixture onto the baking paper. Spread the chocolate until it’s a thickness you are happy with, and allow to set before breaking into pieces.
As this chocolate contains coconut oil, it’s best to store it in the freezer until ready to eat.
To make these healthy chocolate bars, first add the melted coconut oil, cocoa powder and maple syrup to a small mixing bowl and give it a good stir until the mixture is completely smooth.
Pour the mixture into a silicone mould, and place in the freezer to set.
- 1/4 cup coconut oil, melted
- 1/4 cocoa powder
- 2 1/2 tablespoons maple syrup
- Add the melted coconut oil, cocoa powder and maple syrup to a small mixing bowl. Stir well until the mixture is smooth.
- Pour the chocolate mixture into a chocolate silicone mould and place in the freezer until set.
- Store chocolate in the freezer until ready to eat.