• 230 g  finely chopped coconut or vegan but

  • 5 Tbsp maple syrup or agave nectar

  • 1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa powder or cacao powder

  • 1 tsp vanilla extract 

  • pinch sea salt 


  1. Add 2 inches of water to a large saucepan and bring to a boil over medium high heat. Then set a medium glass or ceramic mixing bowl on top, making sure it's not touching the water.

  2. To the mixing bowl, add finely chopped cocoa butter and let melt - 2-3 minutes.

  3. Once melted, add the maple syrup or agave nectar and use a whisk or wooden spoon to mix until fluid and thoroughly combined. Remove bowl and set on a flat surface. Also, turn off stove-top heat and set saucepan aside.

  4. Add cacao or cocoa powder, vanilla (optional), and sea salt (optional), and whisk to combine until there are no clumps.