Sometimes organic dried cherries are referred to as ‘sour’ or ‘black’ because of their dark colour and tart flavour. 


  • 60g cacao butter, finely chopped

  • 2 tablespoons raw organic coconut oil

  • 1/2 cup dried black cherries

  • 2 tablespoons tahini

  • Rind of one small organic lemon, finely grated

  • 2 tablespoons raw agave

  • ? cup raw cacao powder


  • 1.

    Melt cacao butter in a glass bowl over boiling water.

  • 2.

    Remove, stirring in all other ingredients until fully combined.

  • 3.

    Pour chocolate onto a lined flat tray and pop into the freezer to set quickly.

  • 4.

    Once set, this chocolate can be broken into pieces to be stored in an airtight container in the fridge/freezer or served immediately.

  • 5.

    10 minutes to set. Makes enough cherry goodness to last a few days


Abigail O’Neill is an Australian fashion model, author of Model Chocolate, food photographer and an expert in vegetarian, raw and vegan cookery. You can follow Abigail on Twitter here and on Facebook here.

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