This ultra rich and decadent homemade chocolate is made with cocoa powder coconut oil honey and chopped nuts. To taste and consistency desired.
Feel free to use your favorite vanilla or chocolate buttercream frosting homemade or store bought.
Homemade healthy chocolate. Allow it to melt on medium flame. And when you make it at home you know exactly what goes into it and can avoid unwanted additives. Flavor by adding orange zest peanut butter dried coconut chopped nuts cinnamon cayenne pepper etc.
Firstly firstly melt the coconut oil by double boiler method. Take cup coconut oil cocoa butter vegetable shortening copha. In a large mixing bowl stir together the flour sugar cocoa powder baking powder baking soda and salt until everything is blended.
For the cake place all of the cake ingredients except the boiling water into a large mixing bowl. Making your own chocolate is easy. Whisk through to combine or using your paddle attachment stir through flour mixture until combined well.
Preheat the oven to 180c 160c fan gas 4. Place the chocolate chips water cocoa sugar and salt in a large mixing bowl and microwave in short 30 second bursts stirring after each interval until the mixture is melted and smooth this can also be done over a double boiler. Grease and line two 20cm 8in sandwich tins.
Beat in the eggs one at a time then stir in the vanilla. Fold in the whipped cream and vanilla extract. Preheat oven to 350 degrees f 175 degrees c.
Making chocolate at home basically involves melting cocoa butter cocoa powder honey and vanilla in a double boiler or heat safe bowl set over a pan containing a few inches of water pouring into molds and waiting for it to set. Or change up the flavor by topping the cake with cream cheese frosting peanut butter frosting whipped cream ice cream sliced strawberries or coconut frosting. Later place a large bowl making sure it doesn t touch the water.
Add flour sugar cocoa baking powder baking soda salt and espresso powder to a large bowl or the bowl of a stand mixer. Number of servings depends on thickness of mold s used as does set up time. Heat a saucepan with a cup of water.
For the chocolate cake in the photos i used this fluffy chocolate frosting recipe. For the chocolate cake. In a separate mixing bowl combine the eggs milk oil and vanilla and whisk to combine.
Then whisk in the boiling water. Add after melting coconut oil cocoa powder honey and vanilla together. Maple syrup can be used in place of honey.
Step 2 cream together the butter white sugar and brown sugar until smooth. Now add the wet ingredients to the dry and stir until combined.