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Carrot and Coconut Chocolate Cups
Carrot and Coconut Chocolate Cups
Method

We would like to thank our dear friend Mary Patoula for creating this different version of my recipes!

  • Heat a pan over high heat until it gets very hot. Add all of the ingredients to the pan apart from the chocolate.
  • Cook for 4-5 minutes while stirring continuously until all of the ingredients come together to form a paste and the coconut can release its aroma. Set aside.
  • Melt the chocolate in the microwave. Put in a bowl, cover with plastic wrap and microwave for 1 minute at 700 watts. You can also use a water bath.
  • Use a 12 cup muffin pan. Line each cup with a cupcake liner.
  • Use a spoon to pour some of the melted chocolate in each cup. Press chocolate so it can spread nicely along the bottom and sides of the cup.
  • Refrigerate for 10 minutes to chill.
  • Divide the carrot-coconut paste among the 12 cups. Pour some melted chocolate over the filling to cover it.
  • Sprinkle with some extra grated coconut.
  • Refrigerate again until completely chilled.
  • When chilled the chocolate will harden and you can easily remove them from the cups and they are ready to be served and enjoyed! 
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Nutritional
Chart

Nutrition information per portion

325
Calories (kcal)
15 %

Calories

Shows how much energy food releases to our bodies. Daily caloric intake depends mainly on the person’s weight, sex and physical activity level. An average individual needs about 2000 kcal / day.

20.9
Total Fat (g)
30 %

Fatty Acids

Are essential to give energy to the body while helping to maintain the body temperature. They are divided into saturated "bad" fats and unsaturated "good" fats.

14.0
Saturated Fat (g)
70 %

Saturated Fats

Known as "bad" fats are mainly found in animal foods. It is important to check and control on a daily basis the amount you consume.

27.0
Total Carbs (g)
10 %

Carbohydrates

The main source of energy for the body. Great sources are the bread, cereals and pasta. Use complex carbohydrates as they make you feel satiated while they have higher nutritional value.

28.7
Sugars (g)
32 %

Sugars

Try to consume sugars from raw foods and limit processed sugar. It is important to check the labels of the products you buy so you can calculate how much you consume daily.

4.0
Protein (g)
8 %

Protein

It is necessary for the muscle growth and helps the cells to function well. You can find it in meat, fish, dairy, eggs, pulses, nuts and seeds.

6.5
Fibre (g)
26 %

Fibers

They are mainly found in plant foods and they can help regulate a good bowel movement while maintaining a balanced weight. Aim for at least 25 grams of fiber daily.

0.02
Sodium (g)
0 %

Salt

A small amount of salt daily is necessary for the body. Be careful though not to overdo it and not to exceed 6 grams of salt daily

*Based on an adult’s daily reference intake of 2000 kcal.