Whether spending Valentine's Day with company or alone, there's always a reason to snack on a good chocolate heart - especially when it's sugar-free.

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  • 40 g (11/2 oz) shaved cacao butter

  • 1/4 cup organic coconut butter

  • 30 g (1 oz/1/4 cup) raw cacao powder

  • 3 tablespoons extra virgin coconut oil

  • 1 tablespoon alcohol-free vanilla extract

  • 10–12 drops stevia liquid, or 1 teaspoon powdered, or to taste

  • You will need:

  • Heart-shaped moulds


  • 1.

    To make the dark chocolate, melt the butters in a bowl over a saucepan of boiling water. Add the other ingredients and whisk until smooth.

  • 2.

    Place in love heart moulds and freeze for 30 minutes.

  • 3.

    Remove from the freezer and wait a few minutes before popping the chocolate out from the moulds. If in hard moulds, tap the bottom until the hearts fall out.

  • 4.

    To make with white chocolate, follow the method above but omit the cacao powder.


Note: The chocolates will keep in the freezer for up to 1 month.

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