Healthy Homemade Chocolates

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Valentines Day is coming up! I know that it is super commercialised now but hey in the busyness of life, especially with children, it does not hurt to have a decent excuse to put some time into those that you love, especially your partner.

I actually created this recipe when Smushie was a newborn and I was often up late at night feeding him….little monkey still likes a middle of the night feed!

Using only four ingredients and free of refined sugar these little heart chocolates will be a sure winner for a home-made Valentines Day pressie!

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You will need a chocolate mold – for those in New Zealand I found a large variety at Spotlight for approximately $10 (bargain!)

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1/2 cup of coconut oil

1/2 cup of coco powder

1 tsp of vanilla extract

3-4 Tb of honey



1. Melt coconut oil in a saucepan.

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2. Add the other ingredients (coco powder, vanilla extract and honey) mix well together – stir constantly until smooth.

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3. Spoon into molds and place into the fridge for an hour to set. Alternatively just put the tray in the freezer for about 10 minutes.

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4. Pop out and enjoy! (As they are made from coconut oil, in this heat they will melt quickly so keep in the fridge!)

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Happy Valentines Day everyone!

(P.S If you need a chuckle jump on over and ready my blog ‘10 True Valentines Gifts for Parents‘)

xxx Dr Julie Bhosale


7 Responses

  1. Laura

    I just made these and they hit the I NEED SOMETHING SWEET RIGHT NOW spot…….
    Thank you for the recipe. Now I’m off to buy a chocolate mold…..

    • Julie Bhosale

      Yay!! So glad you tried them xx

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  3. MichelleH

    I’m so happy I’ve got all the ingredients in my cupboard 🙂 I know what I’ll be making tomorrow!

    • Julie Bhosale

      Yay!! Nothing to fancy here in our house either! I do recommend doing the ingredients one at a time – especially melting the coconut oil first. In a rush I have thrown them all in but the consistency is never as good! Enjoy 🙂

  4. Tui

    Thank you and dairy free too.

    • Julie Bhosale

      Your welcome Tui! P.S they are highly addictive 🙂