MACADAMIA AND STRAWBERRY CHOCOLATE HEARTS

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Total Time: 15 minutes

Seriously easy and super impressive, take these amazing healthy treats to your next gathering, or make a batch for Valentine’s Day!

Ingredients

  • 150g cacao butter buttons
  • 5 tablespoons cacao powder
  • 1/3 cup maple syrup
  • 2 tablespoons macadamias, finely chopped
  • 4 crushed freeze-dried or chopped dried strawberries

Instructions

  1. Place the cacao buttons into the top of a double boiler and set over medium heat.
  2. Remove from the heat as soon as they melt, taking care not to let them boil.
  3. Whisk in the cacao powder and maple syrup.
  4. Allow to cool for 15 minutes.
  5. Place the mixture into a small pouring jug and pour a little into each heart mould* so that they are a quarter full. Sprinkle with the macadamias and strawberries and top with more chocolate mixture.
  6. Refrigerate until set, about 2-3 hours, before carefully removing the hearts from the mould.
  7. Store in the fridge or at a cool room temperature in an airtight container.
  8. *We used a silicone chocolate mould with small hearts

Notes

Recipe courtesy of Australian Macadamia Society

https://macnuts.com.au/macadamia-and-strawberry-chocolate-hearts/