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Homemade Chocolate

Homemade Dark Chocolate

Make your own homemade dark chocolate from scratch with 4 simple ingredients! Cacao butter and powder, oil & agave! You'll never go back to store-bought chocolate!
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: dark chocolate, homemade chocolate, homemade dark chocolate
Servings: 2 bars
Calories: 543kcal


  • ½ cup cacao butter
  • ½ cup cacao powder
  • 3 tbsp agave syrup or maple syrup
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract optional


  • Set the double boiler by pouring 1 ½-inch of water in a saucepot.
  • Once the water starts to simmer place a heatproof bowl on top of the saucepot. Make sure the bowl does not touch the water.
  • Add cacao butter into the bowl. Once melted, add cacao powder and stir until smooth
    Homemade Chocolate melt butter
  • Add agave syrup and vanilla, if using.
    Homemade chocolate
  • Remove the mixture from the heat and pour into silicone molds.
    Homemade chocolate molds
  • Place the chocolate in a freezer until firm.
  • Unmold and serve or use as desired.
    Homemade chocolate



Calories: 543kcal | Carbohydrates: 33g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 49g | Saturated Fat: 31g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 13g | Trans Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 122mg | Sodium: 413mg | Potassium: 412mg | Fiber: 7g | Sugar: 19g | Vitamin A: 1418IU | Calcium: 74mg | Iron: 3mg
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