3 Diabetic-Friendly Chocolate Recipes You Should Try at Home
Posted: Apr 13, 2020
We know how badly a diabetic patient craves for a dessert. If you are a diabetic, you might be familiar with that pain for sure. Being diabetic does not mean that chocolate is off-limits. From chocolate cake to brownie to cheesecake, you can try everything to satisfy your sweet tooth. So, we are here with 3 amazing diabetic-friendly cacao chocolate recipes online that you can try at home.
1. Black Bean Brownie:
- 12 ounces rinsed and drained black beans
- cup of divided semi-sweet chocolate chips
- 2 tablespoon of canola oil
- 1/2 cup vegetable oil
- cup of organic coconut sugar
- A little pinch of salt
- 2/3 tablespoon of baking powder
- 2/3 tablespoon of vanilla extract
- cup of organic raw cacao powder
Place the beans, some chocolate chips, and oil in a food processor to process it appropriately. Now, add vegetable oil, organic raw cacao powder, baking powder, salt, vanilla extract, and organic coconut sugar. Cover and process until blended.
Now transfer the mixture on a square baking pan, sprinkle with remaining chocolate chips, and bake this mixture for 30 minutes at 350-degree temperature. Now, cool on a wire rack and divided it into pieces to enjoy the dessert right after your meal.
2. Chocolate Cupcakes:
- 2/3 cup of organic coconut sugar
- 1 cup of organic raw cacao powder
- 1 cup of unsweetened applesauce
- 1 ½ tablespoon vanilla extract
- 1 ½ cups of flour
- 2/3 tablespoon baking soda
- 1 cup of buttermilk
- 1/2 cup organic raw cacao butter
- 1 cup dairy-free milk
- 1 teaspoon of coconut or almond extract
- 1 ¼ cup of silken tofu
- 2/3 cup of sweetened shredded coconut
- 4 tbs organic raw cacao butter
Preheat oven at 350-degree. Coat about 20 cups by using a cooking spray. Now take vanilla extract, melted cacao butter, and unsweetened applesauce. Mix them well. Take another bowl to add cacao, baking soda, sugar, flour and whisk together; slowly beat into butter & vanilla mixture constantly.
For the filling, beat tofu and cacao butter properly and then add coconut and extract. Fill the cups with the haft batter, drop the filling by a tablespoon and then cover with the remaining batter. Bake the mixture for about 30 minutes. Cool it for 20 minutes before removing them from the pans.
3. Chocolate Peanut Butter Cookies:
- 100 grams unsalted cacao butter
- 50 grams organic coconut sugar
- 50 grams creamy peanut butter
- 2/3 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 1/2 cup organic raw cacao butter
- 1 ½ teaspoons baking powder
- 50 grams organic raw cacao powder
- 150 grams gluten-free flour
- 3 pinch of fine sea salt
- 150 grams creamy peanut butter
- 20 grams of organic coconut sugar
- Once pinch of flaky sea salt
Line a small tray with parchment paper. Take a bowl and mix all the ingredients of the filling. Mix it evenly, make little balls, and place them on the paper.
Take softened butter, peanut butter, sugar and beat to form a creamy paste. Add salt, vanilla and butter and beat it again. Add cacao and baking powder and beat. Add flour and mix properly to disappear the flour. Take a food processor and add the mixture to combine everything.
Now, take a large parchment paper and take 1 or 2 scoops of dough. Take a small dough and flatten it. Take peanut butter filling and add it to the centre. Wrap the dough around the peanut butter and make a roll using your palms. Take the balls onto the sheets and place them on the baking sheet and then again flatter the cookie slightly with your fingers. Repeat the same with all the remaining dough.
Now place all the cookies in the oven for 5-8 mins. Now, let the cookies take rest for 5 mins and then serve.
What could be a better way to satisfy your intense craving for dessert in such a healthy way? Don’t forget to try out these cacao dessert recipes.
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