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Clean Chocolate Crackles

Growing up in Australia, chocolate crackles were a regular fixture at kids’ birthday parties. I personally loved them in all their sugary glory. But it’s actually pretty easy to whip up a healthier version.

Growing up in Australia, chocolate crackles were a regular fixture at kids’ birthday parties. I personally loved them in all their sugary glory. But it’s actually pretty easy to whip up a healthier version.

Instead of using hydrogenated fats, table sugar and processed cocoa powder as per the typical recipe, you can easily use raw extra virgin coconut oil, a less refined sweetener and raw cacao powder instead. I love to use Bare Blends Raw Peruvian Cacao. It gives such an intense chocolatey flavour and a nice hit of antioxidants. For sweetener, pure maple syrup, rice malt syrup or honey will all work.

I also use puffed brown rice in the recipe. You can buy puffed brown rice from health food shops or in the health food section at many supermarkets. It does have a slightly earthier flavour, but I personally like it. You could use puffed white rice if you prefer for these chocolate crackles.

Gluten-free | Vegan

clean chocolate crackles

Clean Chocolate Crackles

Servings
8
Prep time
5 minutes
Total Time
5 minutes
Ingredients

Clean Chocolate Crackles

  • 2 x 20ml tablespoons extra virgin coconut oil, softened
  • 2 x 20ml tablespoons pure maple syrup (or rice malt syrup or honey)
  • 1/2 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 1/4 cup Organic Raw Peruvian Cacao
  • Pinch of fine sea salt
  • 1 cup puffed rice

Directions

1. Mix the coconut oil, rice malt syrup, vanilla extract, cacao powder and salt in a bowl until smooth. All the puffed rice and stir until the rice is well coated in the chocolate mixture. 2. Place 8 mini muffin cases on a tray. Spoon the mixture into the cases and leave in the fridge to set. 3. Store in the fridge or freezer.

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Lilian Dikmans

Hi, I'm Lilian. Lilian Dikmans if you like full names. I'm a lawyer from Melbourne, Australia who recently stepped out of the corporate world to pursue my love for food, health and fitness. I'm all about simple, nourishing meals and healthy treats. I eat well because I like to feel good. I'm addicted to Muay Thai and I love yoga, mountains and good coffee. I started my blog to share my recipes and efforts to live a healthy life - Real Food Healthy Body.

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