Mar 15, 2018
If you like matcha and if you like white chocolate, combine the two and make this Matcha Green Tea White Chocolate!
Matcha + White Chocolate + Desserts with Benefits = BEST DESSERT EVER!
What’s not to love in that equation? 😉
This homemade Matcha White Chocolate will melt in your mouth.
I adapted this recipe from the Homemade White Chocolate recipe in my Naughty or Nice Cookbook. Instead of using a base made up entirely of cacao butter, which can be too firm and “snap” like dark chocolate when broken, I used a mixture of half cacao butter, half Homemade Macadamia Butter. Because white chocolate is supposed to be soft where your teeth sink straight through.
For an all-natural sweetness without the refined sugar (and excess calories and high glycemic index), I used a mixture of erythritol and stevia.
For some pretty vanilla bean flecks, I added a bit of my Homemade Vanilla Paste. Alternatively, you can scrape the seeds out of half a real vanilla bean if you like!
And of course, the main ingredient: Matcha Powder. Matcha not only adds a beautiful, bright, and vibrant green color, but it also adds a natural, deep, and earthy tone to the chocolate. Oh, and some antioxidants too 🙂
Healthy Matcha Green Tea White Chocolate
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Fat per serving: 14
Calories per serving: 140
- Fill the bottom portion of a double boiler with 2-3” of water. Make sure the water doesn’t touch the bottom of the double boiler insert! Place over a stove set to medium heat.
- While the water heats up, add the nut butter, cacao butter, and vanilla paste into the double boiler insert. When the water starts to simmer, reduce the heat to medium-low. Whisk occasionally until completely melted. Turn the stove off.
- In a small bowl, whisk together the erythritol, dried milk, matcha, and salt. Slowly whisk this into the stovetop mixture.
- Whisk in the stevia extract (it will thicken). Spoon the mixture into chocolate bar molds. Refrigerate until firm. Store in a tightly sealed container in the fridge (keeps for ~1 month).
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Here is the recipe’s nutrition label:
Compared to 1oz of regular, storebought white chocolate, this Healthy Matcha White Chocolate has fewer calories and a lot less sugar (anywhere from 15-18g less). Well YES, I’ll take that!
With love and good eats,
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