Sprinkle a thin layer of cacao or carob powder
on top using a fine mesh sieve.
On a micronutrient level, carob powder
contains nearly three times the amount of calcium as cocoa, while cocoa powder contains higher levels of iron, magnesium, copper, and manganese.
As for the claims that carob powder is better for children than cocoa because it lacks caffeine, the amount of caffeine in a cup of cocoa is negligible.
Although unprocessed carob powder contains less than 1 percent fat compared to 23 percent in cocoa powder, it is 48 percent sugar, whereas cocoa powder is about 5 percent sugar.
INGREDIENTS 250ml coconut oil, melted 1 teaspoon dried chilli flakes, or to taste 3 drops peppermint oil, or to taste 3 tablespoons cacao powder 3 tablespoons carob powder
1 tablespoon maca powder (optional) 2 tablespoons honey 1 teaspoon finely grated ginger 2 teaspoons cinnamon verum powder or ground cinnamon Pinch of sea salt METHOD 1.
The chapter on Cakes and Tartlets includes Raspberry Ganache Fudge Cake (containing walnuts, cacao or carob powder
, and Medjool dates) and Lemon Pudding Filled Coconut Cupcakes.
3 Blend chickpeas and orange juice until smooth then fold in yoghurt mix, cocoa or carob powder
, baking powder and maple syrup or honey.
And try the Chocolate Silk Pie or the soy- and rice-free Almond "Ice Cream," made with raw almonds, carob powder
, and other ingredients put through a Vitamix.
Blend 340g firm, silken (soft) tofu, crumbled, 60ml to 120ml pure maple syrup, 70g cocoa or carob powder
, two teaspoons vanilla extract and a pinch of salt.
Chocolate Fudge (Makes 30-40 pieces) - Two cups of cashew nuts, soaked - One cup of dates, stoned and soaked - One cup of raisins, soaked - One cup of chocolate powder (crushed cacao beans or nibs) - Half a cup of water - Half a cup of golden flax seeds, ground - Half a cup of carob powder
Put all the ingredients into the food processor, except the ground flax seeds.
3 eggs 1/3 cup honey 1/3 cup oil 11/4 cups buttermilk 1 teaspoon vanilla 1 tablespoon Amaretto (or 1 teaspoon almond extract) 1/2 cup carob powder (not carob drink) 11/2 cups sifted whole-wheat pastry flour 1/2 teaspoon baking powder 1 teaspoon baking soda
Using an electric mixer, beat eggs, honey, oil, buttermilk, vanilla, Amaretto, and carob powder until well mixed.
is produced from the pods of the tree Ceratoma Siliqua which grows in the Mediterranean.
1/2 cup canola oil 3/4 cup vegan granulated sweetener 2 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 cup soymilk 1/2 cup carob powder
1 teaspoon salt 2 teaspoons baking powder 1/4 cup cornstarch 1 cup whole wheat flour 1/2 cup unbleached all-purpose flour 16 whole raw almonds (optional) Preheat oven to 350 degrees.