Organic Cacao Butter
Our Organic Virgin Cacao Butter is made from fairly traded criollo cacao from Peru. The butter is made by pressing the raw Cacao nibs, preserving the full vitality of the cacao bean. Cacao butter contains oleic acid, a fat that plays a role in heart and brain health, and it also contains vitamins K and E.
You can use cacao butter as a base to make your own healthy chocolate recipe containing just the butter, organic dutch cocoa, honey and vanilla.
Try these portions: 1 cup cacao butter, 1 cup dutched cocoa powder, 1/3 cup honey or maple syrup and 1 teaspoon vanilla essence. Heat the butter until melted and then add the rest of the ingredients. Add extras here if you feel such as chopped nuts or rose petals to get really creative. Pour into moulds and allow to set for at least 6 hours room temperature.
Cacao butter is also a delicious addition to homemade ice-cream, raw cakes and slice recipes.
Interesting Facts about Cacao Butter:
Cacao butter has a super long shelf life compared to other fats. It is said to last up to 2-5 years, due to its high stability and antioxidant content.
Cacao butter has been linked to a lower incidence of dandruff and healthier hair follicle beds, reducing hair loss and preventing the onset of baldness in men.
Country of Origin
Product of Peru
Cacao butter contains Oleic acid, an important fat for the brain and cardiovascular health and has the vitamins E and K. Cacao butter is said to benefit skin health, boost the immune system, improve hair quality, prevent signs of aging, as well as having anti-inflammatory properties.
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|Nutritional Information – Organic Cacao Butter|
|Fat, Total (g)||100.0|
|– Fat, Saturated (g)||60.0|
|Carbohydrate, Total (g)||0.0|
|Dietary Fibre (g)||–|
*All measurements are approximate and should be used as a guide only. Affordable Wholefoods is not liable for any discrepancy.
100% organic cacao butter
Allergen Statement: no known allergens
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