Tuesday, April 11, 2017
Gluten Free for your Chocolate Craving
Chocolate Raspberry Dessert Bars (gluten free, no flour or white sugar)
3/4 cup coconut oil, melted;
1/2 cup coconut butter (comes in a mayonnaise style jar, found at most health food stores or online)
1/2 cup maple syrup or raw honey;
1/2 cup dark cocoa powder;
1/2 cup fresh raspberries;
1/4 cup dark chocolate, thinly chopped;
1/4 cup roasted almonds, chopped;
Combine the coconut oil and butter, maple syrup, and cocoa powder over a double boiler, and whisk until blended and smooth.
Add in the dark chocolate bits, raspberries, and chopped almonds, gently stirring.
Line a 9×9 or 8 x 8 square baking pan with parchment paper and pour the chocolate in evenly.
Place in the freezer and freeze 15 to 20 minutes.
Slice while the mixture is still cold, and serve at room temperature. Store in refrigerator.