Avoid emulsifiers and other unwanted ingredients and control the process by making your own homemade chocolate bars from cocoa nibs. #chocolate #cacao #cocoa

Homemade Chocolate 85%

Make your own chocolate from cocoa nibs, without added emulsifiers or other additives. This recipe makes 500g, the equivalent of 5 bars of chocolate. Scale the recipe up or down as needed!
Nutritional information based on a 12.5g serving.
Course Candy, Desserts
Special Diet DF, GF, Paleo, Vegan
Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 40 servings
Calories 68kcal



  • If you choose to roast your cocoa nibs, roast them in the oven at 150ºC/300ºF for 10-15 minutes.
  • Add the cocoa nibs and sugar to your blender or high powered food processor and begin to blend. At first you'll end up with a chocolate paste.
    chocolate paste formed by blending the cocoa nibs.
  • Continue blending until you start to obtain a liquid, melted chocolate.
    cocoa nibs that have been blended into a liquid, melted chocolate
  • Pour the chocolate into molds and allow to cool.
  • Remove the cooled chocolate from the molds and enjoy your homemade chocolate.


Marked Paleo based on using coconut sugar as I used, but you can use any sugar you prefer.


Serving: 12.5g | Calories: 68kcal | Carbohydrates: 3g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g