Prep: 20 mins

Cook: 10 mins

Yields: Approximately 20 small chocolates

Sugar free strawberry chocolate bites are a seriously amazing treat for anyone who loves the delicious combination of strawberries and chocolate. They're suitable for Phase 2 on the SIBO Bi Phasic Diet.

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Ingredients

  • 8.8oz raw cacao butter
  • 1 cup raw cacao powder
  • 1/2 - 1 tsp powdered stevia
  • 4 tbs freeze dried strawberries

Method

  • Chop the cacao butter so that the pieces are even in size. Place in a plastic or silicone bowl that is microwave safe. Microwave at 30-second intervals, stirring with a plastic spatula between each zapping.
  • Once the cacao butter begins to melt, place a digital thermometer in the mixture to take the temperate. Stop heating the butter when it reaches between 104F – 113F.
  • Sift in the cacao and stevia powders, stirring as you go to prevent lumps. Taste and add more stevia if required.
  • Cover a cool heat resistant bench surface with baking/silicone paper. Pour the chocolate mixture onto the paper and then move the chocolate around with a spatula until it achieves a toothpaste thick consistency. The key to tempering chocolate is the movement as it cools. This will give it a lovely crack as you bite into it and a glossy finish.
  • Scrape the thickened chocolate off the baking paper. Return to the bowl. Heat in the microwave in 5-second bursts, taking the temperature and stirring with the spatula between each zapping. Heat until the chocolate is between 82.4F – 93.2F, and all lumps have been removed.
  • Pour the chocolate into small, clean ice cube trays. Fill 3/4 of the way so you leave room for the strawberries. Once all of the chocolate mixture has been poured in, sprinkle the freeze-dried strawberry pieces over the top of the chocolate. Lightly press down to ensure the strawberry pieces will set in the chocolate.
  • Place the trays in the fridge for 5-10 minutes to help set the chocolate. Once set, remove from the ice cube trays and enjoy.
  • The chocolate can be stored in an airtight container. Only store them in the fridge in very warm temperature, as it can cause condensation to form on the chocolate.

 

 

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2 thoughts on “Sugar free strawberry chocolate bites”

  1. Hello,
    Thank you for this. I’m a long time supporter and consumer of your recipes. Is it possible in the future you’d consider providing nutritional information?
    Best,
    Pandit

    1. Hi Pandit
      I don’t provide calories or nutritional info for my recipes because when we’re eating for SIBO we’re not counting calories. However you are welcome to input the ingredients into a free platform like MyFitnessPal if you would like to work out the macros and calories.
      Kind regards
      Rebecca

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