There are so many things to love about cacao butter. It smells divine and it is an antioxidant rich food due to its large amount of flavonoid and polyphenol antioxidants. Cacao butter has also been found beneficial for improving immunity, heart health and even lowering inflammation. It also helps to prevent skin dryness, rashes, burns, infections and is great for those times you have chapped lips or peeling skin.
Cacao butter is quickly becoming a staple ingredient in my kitchen pantry. At first, I thought the only way to use it was to make my own Bulletproof(ish) Chocolate. I never realised how many uses it had until I began to experiment a little more with it. I have made gorgeous Peppermint Hot Chocolates and I add it to Mocha Bulletproof Coffees which gives it an even smoother, creamier texture. But, once I began adding it to Chocolate Bulletproof Ice-cream it took it to the next level. I swear it tastes like heaven on a spoon.
I began to experiment with this incredible ingredient in another way. Here’s a quick and easy chocolate fudge recipe that utilises nourishing and delicious ingredients that you can enjoy for a healthy snack or dessert.
Makes 6 bite sized squares:
Author: Jordan Pie - Holistic Qualified Nutritionist + Certified Gaps Practitioner.
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