Cacao Dessert Recipe

7 Insanely Delicious (and Healthy) Cacao Dessert Recipes

Cacao is a true superfood, which contains more antioxidants and a good amount of calcium, magnesium, and iron. Cacao is also the reason dark chocolate is considered for health benefits – it is a remarkable source of flavonoids, which can have a beneficial effect on theobromine, heart health, and bitter alkaloids similar to caffeine boost energy and mood.

Cacao Dessert Recipes 

Here are 7 insanely delicious and healthy cacao dessert recipes:

  1. Chocolate Malt Ice Cream


● 1 cup of coconut milk, or you may use nut milk of your choice; make it thickened and creamy

● 3 tablespoon raw cacao powder

● 1 teaspoon raw maca powder

● 1 tablespoon coconut nectar

● ½ avocado

● 1 handful of spinach

● 2 cups of ice


● Blend all the ingredients until creamy texture sees.

● then, gradually pour a couple of ice cubes at a time until the mixture gets thick.

● Scoop in a bowl, grab a spoon, and eat!!!

Also Read: 3 Cacao Chocolate Recipes Chocolate Lovers Must Try

2. Almond Cacao Milk Shake and cookies

Ingredients Of Cacao Milk Shake

● 1 cup of chilled almond milk.

● 2 small pieces of frozen banana slices (optional)

● 2 tablespoons organic raw cacao powder 

● 2 tablespoons organic coconut nectar (you can use organic raw drink chocolate instead of coconut nectar)

● Pinch of sea salt

● Pinch of organic cinnamon powder

 Method Of Making Cacao Milk Shake:

  • Blend the first 6 ingredients listed above in a high-power blender until smooth, and it’s ready to drink immediately!
  • You can trace many other alternative ingredients for both almond milkshake: mix flax meals, chia seeds, maca powder, walnut pieces, etc., for extra nutrients.

Ingredients Of Cacao Almond Cookies

● 3 tablespoons almond flour or ground flour

● 1 tablespoon organic coconut nectar

● 1 -2 teaspoon of chunky peanut butter

Method Of Making Cacao Almond Cookies

● Mix almond flour, organic coconut nectar, and peanut flour or peanut butter. Process in a food processor or mix well by hand, in balls, and flattened form. Dehydrate immediately or for a couple of hours.

● You can trace many other alternative ingredients for both almond cookies: mix flax meals, chia seeds, maca powder, walnut pieces, etc., for extra nutrients.

3. Maca Power Juice Recipes


● 1-2 teaspoons of raw maca.

● 2 cups of carrot juice

● 2 chop parsley sprigs with veges and fruits.

● 1 cup apple juice


Blend Vegetables and fruit juice, then add maca and enjoy immediately.

4. Hot Cacao Drink (Non-RAW)


● 2 cups of hot water

● 4 tablespoon raw cacao powder (you can even use 6 tbsp of raw cacao powder if you like it much)

● 4 tablespoons coconut palm sugar (adjust sweetness as per your taste)

● 2 tablespoons coconut water powder (optional)

● 1 pinch of sea salt

● 2 pinch of cayenne peppers

● Peel of freshly ground nutmeg

● Sprinkle cinnamon


● Stir the above ingredients in a mug.

Alternative: To use coconut milk gives a little extra richness and a sense of mouth, but you can use whatever milk you like.

5. Raw Chocolate Pudding


● 10 fresh dates, laid and cut into quarters

● 10 dried figs, stems removed, cut into quarters

● 2 tablespoons raw cacao powder

● 2 tablespoons raw walnut butter (optional)

● 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

● 2 cups of filtered water


● Place the dates, cacao powder, figs, nut butter (if using), vanilla, and 1 cup of water in a blender and whisk several times until the fruit begins to crumble.

● Mix until smooth and creamy, gradually adding water as needed to the desired consistency.

Alternative method: Replace dates and figs with ripe avocado and pour sweetener (e.g., Coconut Palm nectar) according to sweetness choice.

Also Read: Lip-Smacking Cacao Dessert Recipes for Everyday Meal

6. Raw Chocolate Brownie


● 2 cups of almond flour

● ¼ cup raw cacao butter, melted

● ½ cup raw cacao powder

● 1 teaspoon vanilla powder

● 2 tablespoons coconut palm nectar

● Dash of salt


● Process all ingredients in the food processor

● Put some coconut oil in a mould, just enough to spread the inside of the mould.

● Strain and cool the mixed ingredients.

7. Raw Chocolate Sauce


● 1/2 cup raw cacao powder

● 1/2 cup coconut palm nectar

● 1/2 cup raw smooth cashew butter

● 1 teaspoon vanilla essences


Just place all the ingredients in your food processor (it works better than a blender) and process in thick flowing chocolate for about 2 minutes.

These are some cacao mouth-watering dessert recipes that are good for your health. So let’s try it at home and enjoy it! You can buy the ingredients in Malaysia from Diet Angel here!

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