Heart CHOCS from CHOC Chick

Heart CHOCS from CHOC Chick

Chilli CHOC Hearts for Halloween

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October 3, 2016

We love Halloween and what better way to celebrate the day of the dead than with spicy chilli chocolate hearts inspired by the ancient Aztec and Mayan. They look so innocent and lovely no one will suspect the chilli kick surprise!

  • Takes
  • Prep: 25 mins
  • Makes
  • Yields: Approx 30
  • Utensils
  • Bowl,
  • Cooking Pan,
  • Metal Whisk,
  • Silicon Mould or Ice Cube Tray,
  • Spoon
Heart CHOCS from CHOC Chick


1Melt the cacao butter gently in a bowl over a pan of water on a low heat.

Step 1 - melt cacao butter in a bowl

2Once the cacao butter has melted add 6 tbsp cacao powder and sweeten with 3-4 tbsp your sweetener or choice (Sweet Freedom, agave syrup, honey or maple syrup) and add the vanilla and cayenne pepper.

Step 2 - add raw cacao powder

3Maintain on a low heat and mix well with a metal balloon whisk. Make sure to taste the mix and add some more sweetener and cayenne pepper if required.

Step 4 - mix with metal balloon whisk

4Remove from heat and carefully spoon the warm runny cocoa mixture into heart shaped ice cube trays or the mini baking cases.

5Place the mould or mini cases in the freezer for 20 minutes to set and enjoy lovely and cold straight from the freezer, but beware the spicy surprise!

Heart CHOCS from CHOC Chick


100 g CHOC Chick Raw Cacao Butter

6 tbsp CHOC Chick Raw Cacao Powder

3-4 tsp CHOC Chick Sweet Freedom, agave syrup, honey or maple syrup ( to taste)

½ tsp cayenne pepper chili powder (taste and add a little more if required)

½ tsp vanilla bean extract


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