Homemade White Chocolate with Blueberries - sweetened with Dates

Homemade White Chocolate with Blueberries - sweetened with Dates

Looking for a wonderful grain-free and gluten-free homemade white chocolate recipe that you can prepare during the blueberry season? 

This delicious white chocolate recipe is sweetened with dates. Adjust the sweetness by using 4 - 12 dates for your preferred taste. Remember: dates are a natural sweetener that are high in carbs. The less dates you use, the better.

▶︎ Ingredients and equipment:

▷ Ingredients:

  • 125 gr. of cocoa butter
  • 4 - 12 dates
  • 2 gr. of vanilla bean powder
  • a handful of fresh blueberries

Equipment:

  • bain marie pot
  • saucepan
  • blender
  • mixing bowl
  • tablespoon
  • chef's knife
  • baking pan
  • baking paper (optional: if you want to reduce stickiness when taking out the chocolate out of the baking pan) 

Preparation time: 10 - 15 minutes
Freezing time: 30 minutes

Homemade White Chocolate with Blueberries - sweetened with Dates
 
Homemade White Chocolate with Blueberries - sweetened with Dates

▶︎ Step 1: Prepare the cocoa butter mix

1 - melt 125 gr. of cocoa butter in a water bath (00:01)
2 - blend 4 to 12 dates (00:12)

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3 - add 2 gr. of vanilla bean powder to the blender (00:22)
4 - add the melted cocoa butter into the blender (00:25)
5 - blend all ingredients (00:30)

 

▶︎ Step 2: Prepare for freezing

1 - prepare the baking pan (00:36)
2 - optional: place a sheet of baking paper into the baking pan / loaf pan (watch here)

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3 - add the cocoa butter mix into the baking pan (00:39)
4 - spread the mix evenly - use a tablespoon (00:42)

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5 - add the blueberries on top and press gently (00:49)

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6 - freezing time: 30 minutes (01:08)

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5 - ready! (01:12)

 

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