Cacao Chocolate Recipes & Cacao Dessert Recipes
Take time to listen to yourself. Lift your spirits. Boost our body and mind physically with cacao chocolate recipes, supercharged with antioxidants, magnesium, and flavnoids. The scrumptious cacao dessert recipes are clear of refined carbs and sugars. These amazing chocolate and cacao based recipes are sure to bring a smile on everyone’s face. Stock your kitchen racks with Diet Angel’s cacao products and enjoy all the recipes without any worries.
Healthy recipes to keep you on track with your wellness goals!
1.Homemade Chocolate with Cacao Powder
Make delicious & healthy chocolate at home by using these basic ingredients.
Ingredients – Cacao powder, cacao butter, almond milk, water, and COCO sugar.
The recipe in detail – Place 2 cups of cacao powder in a bowl. Add 3/4 of a cup of cacao butter in the bowl containing the cacao powder. Using a spoon, grind bigger pieces of cacao powder. For easier processing, you can chop the butter into pieces. Put these bigger pieces of cacao powder mixed with butter in a blender or a food processor.
Put one cup of water in a pot and put the above made paste in it. Heat it up until it’s hot. Kindly note: Here you have to make sure that it’s not boiling. Put the fluid back in the bowl, add milk and sugar in it while it is hot. Put this mass in a food processor or whisk it by hand till no lumps can be seen. Put this mixture in differently shaped moulds and freeze it for 6-7 hours at least. Later enjoy it!
2.Cacao Powder Brownies Recipe
The rich, chocolatey and delicious brownie recipe is easy to make and can be savored over and over.
Ingredients – Cacao butter, COCO sugar, cacao powder, salt, baking powder, vanilla extract, all-purpose flour, cacao nibs, and chopped walnuts.
The recipe in detail – Preheat the oven at 325ºF. Line the square pan with a parchment paper. Take a large bowl and mix cacao butter, COCO sugar, salt and cacao powder. Place this bowl over a pan of water. Make sure the flame is sim mode. Stir occasionally to ensure butter has melted and the mixture is well-combined. Remove from the heat and let it cool for 10-15 minutes. Once it has cooled, add vanilla extract and mix well.
Take a separate bowl, combine flour and baking powder. Keep on stirring until well combined. Add this mixture to the above batter and mix it well. Stir it vigorously! If you want to add cacao nibs, add in this batter. Bake for 20-25 minutes till the tester comes with moist crumbs. Allow it to cool, Serve and enjoy! Keep it in an air tight jar at room temperature.
3.Cacao Powder Cake Recipe
The everyday cacao cake recipe is easy to be prepared. The cake is sure to satisfy the untimely hunger pangs in a healthier way.
Ingredients – All-purpose flour, cacao powder, baking soda, salt, cacao butter, coconut nectar, vanilla and water.
The Recipe in detail – Preheat the oven at 350ºF. Butter a round cake pan and dust it with flour. In a bowl, whisk together cacao, baking soda and salt. Beat together butter and coconut nectar until pale and fluffy. Then add vanilla extract in it and beat well. Add flour mixture and water in instalments. Keep on doing until well mixed.
Pour the mixed batter into the cake pan and bake it in the oven. Bake till it is springy to touch. Test it by inserting a tester in the centre comes out clean. Baking time is 55 minutes to one hour. Once done, turn the right side up and sprinkle confectioners’ sugar to make it more tempting to eat.
4.Cacao Powder Smoothie Recipe
This healthy chocolate smoothie is delicious and a healthy treat to your taste buds. Prepare it using cacao superfood and get amazing health benefits.
Ingredients – Vanilla almond milk, cacao powder, cacao butter, cacao nibs, frozen bananas, and coco sugar (if required).
The Recipe in detail – Add all the aforementioned ingredients – vanilla almond milk, cacao powder, cacao butter, cacao nibs, frozen bananas in a high speed blender. Blend it for about 30 seconds or so until it’s well-combined and smooth. Enjoy it immediately or keep it in the fridge for some time to have it chilled. If you feel that the taste is sour and you need to add sugar then only add coco sugar.
5.Cacao Powder Dessert Recipe
When we’re stressed, we don’t eat healthy foods. Try these incredibly good cacao dessert bites.
Ingredients – Walnuts, Mejdool dates and cacao powder.
The recipe in detail – Place the walnuts in a food processor and blend until they have a crumbly texture. Add dates and cacao and then again blend it. Make balls with your hands. They are ready to serve. You can store them in an air tight container at room temperature.
Benefits of Cacao and Dark Chocolate
Cacao and dark chocolate are loaded with nutrients that have a positive affect on your overall health and work as a remedy for your heart health. Following are the benefits:
- The dark chocolates are highly nutritious as they are the powerhouse of iron, magnesium, copper, fiber, potassium, and zinc.
- The unprocessed cacao beans are amongst the highest scoring foods when it comes to a wide variety of antioxidants, polyphenols, and flavanols.
- The flavanols in dark chocolate and cacao may improve blood flow in the arteries and cause a significant decrease in blood pressure.
- Include dark chocolate in your diet and bid adieu to risk factors of cardiac diseases. It also improves insulin sensitivity.
- The presence of flavanols in cacao and dark chocolate can improve the blood flow to the skin and protect it from sun damage.
The aforementioned cacao chocolate recipes are easy to make and can be well-integrated in your daily diet plan. Cacao is a disease-preventing superfood that provides an array of powerful nutritional benefits. It reduces inflammation, improves blood flow, lowers sugar level, reduces blood pressure, improves symptoms of depression and much more. Cacao dessert recipes are one of the few dishes that taste awesome while providing significant health benefits.
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