5 Simple And Wholesome Darkish Chocolate Recipes You Should Attempt

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We all know that dark chocolate is healthy. Made from cocoa solids, sugar, and cocoa butter, dark chocolate has definitely earned a spot on the list of healthy foods. According to health experts, adding dark chocolate to our diet can benefit our overall health. It is the higher percentage of cocoa in dark chocolate that makes them healthy. Raw cocoa beans contain essential antioxidants and flavanols – both of which keep your mood, weight, diabetes, and blood pressure in check.

Chocolate with more than 50% cocoa is considered “dark” chocolate. There is a saying about dark chocolates – the more bitter the better for your health. ‘So always look out for the dark chocolate, which contains 70% cocoa in the ingredients. You can buy simple dark chocolate and add your healthy nutritional sweeteners like maple syrup.

Here we have some simple but healthy dark chocolate recipes that you can make at home to satisfy your chocolate cravings.

also read : Top 6 Health Benefits Of Dark Chocolate

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Try these 5 easy and healthy dark chocolate recipes:

1. Dark chocolate oat mousse

This recipe is an absolute dessert lover’s heaven. It contains healthy ingredients like oats, maple syrup, cocoa powder, chia seeds, and honey. The nutritional sweetness of honey and maple syrup keeps the not-so-flavourful bitterness of cocoa powder away. Click here for the full recipe.

2. Quenelle dark chocolate mousse

This dark chocolate recipe is quite simple and doesn’t take much time to make. Quenelle is perfectly smooth and instantly enhances your coating and gives desserts a sophisticated touch. Berries on top make it a perfect after-dinner dessert. Here is the full recipe.

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3. Ragi Dark Chocolate Cake

This chocolate cake is very dense, filling and healthy. Ragi flour will keep you full longer and you will be less binge later. Other ingredients like compound dark chocolate, eggs, and brown sugar make it a satisfying treat for all the health conscious people out there. Click here for the full recipe.

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4. Dark chocolate milkshake

Make a healthy version of the classic indulgence by using a (frozen) banana (we recommend fresh ones though), peanut butter, dark chocolate powder, and almond milk. This recipe is the perfect post-workout drink without the dreaded guilt trip.

Chocolate Hazelnut Milkshake Recipe

5. Hot chocolate

Hot chocolate is the epitome of a drink that we have all loved since childhood! So why not add it to our list of healthy drinks too ?! Just heat the almond milk in a saucepan, add cocoa powder and stir until everything is well mixed. Feel free to add cinnamon and vanilla for extra flavor. Here is the full recipe for you.

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Be wise in your food choices and replace your regular desserts with these healthy ones. Let us know in the comments section below how you liked these dark chocolate recipes.