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Healthy Dark Chocolate

Feed your chocolate cravings with this healthy dark chocolate - free of refined sugar and soy stabilizer.
Course Dessert
Cuisine Chocolate
Keyword Healthy Dark Chocolate
Prep Time 25 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Author Regina

Ingredients

  • 50 grams 3 1/2 tbsp cocoa butter
  • 30 grams 1 1/2 tbsp maple syrup
  • 20 grams 2 1/2 tbsp cocoa powder
  • seeds of 1 vanilla bean

Instructions

  1. Melt the cocoa butter in a small sauce pan over low heat (or in the microwave). Stir in maple syrup, cocoa powder and vanilla bean seeds and whisk until smooth.
  2. Using a candy thermometer temper the chocolate for a nice shine and snap:
  3. Heat to 120 F (49 C) then let cool to 79 F (26 C) by it placing in the fridge and stirring every 5 minutes (takes 10-15 minutes). Now heat to 87 F (31 C). Do NOT let it get over that point.
  4. Pour into mold and chill. Store chocolate in the fridge.