Spicy Cacao Chocolate Elixir
Servings Prep Time
1serving 10-15minutes
Cook Time
5 minutes
Servings Prep Time
1serving 10-15minutes
Cook Time
5 minutes
Ingredients
Elixir
  • 1 cup Water, filtered
  • 1heaping tablespoon Cacao Paste (organic & raw)shaved or grated
  • 1heaping tablespoon Cacao powder(organic & raw)
  • 1/2teaspoon Cinnamon
  • 3 Cardamom pods
  • 1pinch mountain/Himalayan salt
  • 1 pinch Cayenne Pepper
  • 2 oz Mylkalmond or coconut
  • 1teaspoon maple syrup
Toppings
  • 1/4cup almondschopped or shaved
  • 4-8 dried cranberries or golden berrieschopped
  • 1/4teaspoon Cacao Nibs
  • 1/2teaspoon Coconut shavings
Instructions
  1. Heat water just before it boils, keep it on medium heat. It’s best not to bring to a boil during preparation to ensure you don’t burn the cacao and spices.
  2. Add mylk, cayenne, cinnamon, cardamon pods and salt, blend with spoon.
  3. Add cacao butter and powder.
  4. Use a spoon and stir elixir until the cacao has melted.
  5. Let simmer for a few minutes, stirring occasionally.
  6. Optional step: strain elixir into a heat sensitive high speed blender and blend for 5-10 secs. Straining ensures you’re not blending up the cardamom pods.
  7. Add elixir to your favourite mug and top with almonds, dried cranberries or golden berries, cacao nibs and coconut shavings.
  8. Enjoy!