Easter Eggs

Fun Easter recipe from Raw Power in Australia.  Believe it or not, these cut little Easter Eggs and chocolate nest are made out of simple healthy ingredients.

 

Chocolate Nests with Eggs

 

 

by Pamela Vinten

 

Nest Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup cacao butter
  • 1/2 cup cacao powder
  • 1/4 cup agave syrup
  • 1/3 cup shredded (long strand) coconut

Method

  1. Melt cacao butter in a basin over very warm water. (You can use coconut oil instead of cacao butter however your nests may melt if it is warm weather)
  2. Combine with cacao powder and agave and mix well.
  3. Add coconut and mix to combine
  4. Line small bowls with cling wrap and place in freezer for half an hour to chill down
  5. Create nests in the bowls with the chocolate mixture
  6. Place in fridge to set.
  7. Turn out nests and remove cling wrap

Multi Colour Eggs Ingredients 

  • ½ cup cacao butter
  • ½ cup agave nectar
  • ½ cup ground cashews
  • ½ cup desiccated coconut food dyes (optional – not raw)

Method

  1. Combine all ingredients except food dyes until smooth.
  2. Divide the mixture into 3 bowls and add a few drops of food dye to each bowl to give pink, green and yellow eggs. Start off with a little dye and gradually build up until you reach the desired color. If desired add a little peppermint essence to the green egg mixture for a mint flavoured egg.
  3. Place in fridge to set but still pliable Roll into egg shapes and place back in fridge

To Assemble

  1. Arrange eggs in nests
  2. Store in an airtight container in the fridge

CHECK OUT RAW FOODS

If you are interested in more chocolate recipes such as this one, check out the Amazing Gluten Free Chocolate

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