A not so sweet sweet treat? We got one here. Almonds slivered up and melted into dark chocolate. Sweeten as you see fit, we didn’t use much. Great for a quick pick me up or that sweet bite after dinner. Either way, this recipe takes 10 minutes and then cool. Treats are now within easy reach.
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- 1/2 cup sliced raw almonds
- 1/2 cup Unsweetened Flaked Coconut
- 3.5 ounces of Bakers Unsweetened Chocolate (100% Cacao)
- 1/2 cup Cacao Butter
- 4 drops of liquid Stevia
- 1 tbsp of Swerve Confectioners
- 1/4 tsp of Pink Himalayan Salt
- 1 tsp sugar free vanilla extract
Pre-heat oven to 400
- Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
- Mix flaked coconut and almonds together, and then spread the almonds and coconut on a baking sheet.
- When oven is hot, place the almonds and coconut into the oven.
- Cook for approximately 5 minutes. This will allow both to brown slightly. Be careful not to over cook and burn the coconut.
- Take out of the oven and set aside to cool
- Put about an inch of water In a double broiler and bring to a boil, then turn down the heat to about medium low.
- Add the Cacao Butter and Chocolate bar pieces and stirring constantly, melt.
- Turn up heat to about a medium heat. Add the sweeteners and vanilla extract and mix well.
- When fully mixed set aside to cool slightly. (only a minute or two)
- Line a Pie Plate spring form pan with parchment paper.
- Pour the melted chocolate mixture into the paper
- Now sprinkle the mixture of almonds and coconut evenly onto the warm chocolate mixture and with a butter knife, gently swirl it round to get the nuts into it evenly. Don’t over mix.
- Lastly, sprinkle the course grind Pink Himalayan Salt over the mixture.
- Place in the fridge and allow to cool completely until hard.
- When ready to serve or store, take parchment paper out and break bark into approximately 12 pieces.
Recipe yields about 12 fat bombs, and with my brands of ingredients each about 2g of net carbs, and 2.5g of protein.