I’ve had friends putting butter in their coffee for years. I did not jump on that bandwagon right away. I had serious reservations about the entire idea of butter in my coffee. I mean, come on, why ruin a perfectly good cup of coffee with butter and why waste butter in my coffee? But alas the day came when I needed to give up the honey and cream that I use in my coffee when I joined the Best Day Ever Challenge with my friend Anne-Marie Faiola. I tried a dozen different things before surrendering to the idea of Bulletproof Coffee.
You have probably heard at least an inkling about Bulletproof coffee, but just in case here is a link to the official Bulletproof Coffee Recipe. It took me a few tries to find a mixture that works for me. The way to my heart is directly through chocolate so I found my answer when I discovered Bulletproof Hot Chocolate. I’m fundamentally cheap so I couldn’t bring myself to forking out the big bucks for a second container so I came up with a recipe for my own version.
No Sugar Drinking Chocolate Recipe
1 cup Cocoa Butter (5 oz by weight)
1 1/2 cups Cocoa Powder (4.2 oz. by weight)
Optional Additional Spices
1/4 tsp. Cardamom
1/2 tsp. Nutmeg
1 tsp. Cinnamon
1 tsp. Tumeric
1 dash fresh ground Black Pepper [Continue reading]