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Simple sweet treat: coconut chocolate bounties

It’s okay to treat yourself once in a while. This recipe from yoga teacher and healthy cook, Carla McMillan, is a clever healthy twist on the classic Bounty bar. It tastes much naughtier than it is!

Ingredients

Chocolate coat
60g coconut butter
40g cacao powder
40g honey
pinch of salt

Coconut centre
1/3 cup shredded coconut
1/3 cup desiccated coconut
1 tbsp honey
1/4 cup creamed coconut
1/4 cup coconut oil

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Method

  • Melt coconut butter in a bain maire on a medium heat.
  • Once coconut butter is completely melted melted, add cacao powder, 40g of honey and salt. Stir until combined and then take off the heat to cool.
  • In a separate bowl, mix the desiccated and shredded coconut, creamed coconut, coconut oil and 1 tbsp honey.
  • Form into bite-sized bounties using a spoon and place onto a plate.
  • Place the bounties into the freezer for half an hour or until they set hard.
  • Dip the bounties into the chocolate coating.
  • Depending on how cold the bounties are, the chocolate coat may set instantly. If not, place them in the fridge for an extra 10 minutes.
Carla McMillan

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Carla McMillan

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Carla is one of the original founders of Bodypass, a former yoga teacher and health cook. She created Love Juice in Coogee Pavilion, studied herbal medicine for years and has devoted her life to a holistic, healthy outlook with a special focus on making health fun.

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