My favourite raw chocolate recipe

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I have been making raw chocolate for a couple of years now and I wanted to share my all time favourite recipe. All you need is the following:

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Raw cacao powder, raw cacao butter, coconut oil, coconut milk, spirulina, agave syrup, sea salt and maca powder.

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To actually make raw chocolate you only need cacao powder, coconut oil and cacao butter. Those are the main ingredients and the others just add flavour (and goodness). As a rule of thumb, the ratio with cacao powder and cacao butter is 2:1. So add double the powder as you have the butter. Here I had 0.5 dl of cacao butter and 1 dl of powder. Coconut oil, just  2-3 tablespoons.

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For the “add-ons”, you only need one teaspoon. So one teaspoon of spirulina, maca powder and coconut milk. 1 tablespoon of agave syrup should be enough but you can always add a bit more for a sweeter taste. And for the salt, only a hint to bring out the flavours.

Then just pour the mix to the moulds, pop it to the freezer and wait for a couple of hours and tadaa:

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Enjoy! xx

P.S My other raw chocolate recipes can be found here:

Making Raw Chocolate 101

Raw Chocolate with Berries

Raw White Chocolate

Viima & Riamu

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Taking photos of animals is certainly not my speciality, but when my friend asked if I could photograph her two adorable dogs, Viima and Riamu, of course I said yes. It was a very interesting experience because it is very different to photograph dogs vs. people, obviously, because for people, you can tell exactly what to do. Also the perspective is a bit more challenging and I spend most of the shoot lying on the grass. Anyway, it was a lot of fun! My friend was happy with the result and so was I, especially the first one became both of our favourite.