Minty Coconut Rough

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Love that impeccable combo of coconut, chocolate, and mint? This tasty coconut rough recipe has all the right elements: sultry dark chocolate flavor, creamy coconut, and a splash of refreshing mint.

Ingredients

  • 1 + 1/2 cups shredded coconut(desiccated coconut also works well)
  • 1/2 cup coconut oil
  • 1/2 cup cacao powder
  • 3 tablespoons pure maple syrup
  • 6 drops peppermint essential oil (or peppermint extract)

Instructions

  1. Melt the coconut oil in a saucepan on low heat. Once melted, remove from heat, add the maple syrup, whisking briskly until well combined. Then add the cacao powder, stirring until well mixed through.
  2. Place the shredded coconut and peppermint essential oil into the saucepan and stir through the chocolate mixture. Spread evenly on a lined baking tray and place in the freezer for 30 - 60 minutes to set.
  3. Slice in desired sized pieces and serve. I recommend storing in the freezer to keep it firm.
Vanessa VickeryAbout Vanessa Vickery

Vanessa Vickery is a qualified holistic nutritionist, wellness coach, healthy foodie and mother of two young children. She is passionate about helping women and their families achieve a healthier, happier and more fulfilling life. Vanessa created Becomingness in 2014 to give women and their families wellness information and inspiration and her healthy recipes have helped thousands of families create delicious meals and desserts that work with their dietary allergies and intolerances. She is also the author of the eCookbook, BecomingSweet – say yes to dessert again!

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