A wonderful recipe especially for those who are in love with chocolate! Ketogenic palates will be delighted with this dessert! Its construction is easy and practical…
Low-Carb Chocolate Ganache Tart
- 170 g almond flour
- 45 g cocoa powder
- 70 g erythritol
- 60 g melted coconut oil
- 230 g dark unsweetened dark chocolate
- 170 g cream or coconut cream
Preheat the oven to 180°C.
Grease the tart mold. (Recommended is a tart mold with a diameter of about 25 cm)
Take the dry dough ingredients into a mixing bowl.
Add the coconut oil to the dry ingredients and mix well.
Pour the mixture into the mold and press it evenly into the tart mold.
Bake for 12 minutes. Take it out and let it cool while you prepare the filling.
To prepare the filling, chop the chocolate into small pieces and place in a heatproof bowl.
Heat the cream or coconut cream in a small saucepan over medium-low heat without boiling, whisking occasionally, until hot.
Remove the coconut cream from the heat and pour in the chocolate.
Let the mixture sit untouched for two minutes.
Using a whisk, blend the ganache until smooth and shiny. Let it cool a little.
Pour the filling over the tart base.
Put the pie in the refrigerator. Leave for at least 1 hour.
Garnish with cocoa powder and particles.
What are the Benefits of Cocoa, What Is It Good For?
What is cocoa and how is it used? What are the benefits of cocoa, what does it do? Does cocoa make you lose weight? Here are the benefits and uses of cocoa, also known as an antioxidant store:
Mixed with water and spices, it was used in religious rites. Cocoa butter produced, tanned. It was added to milk, and when its powder and oil were mixed, the wonder of the world chocolate emerged. It provided dozens of benefits in every way, its taste remained in our palate. This wonderful seed of hibiscus cocoa has become the medicine of pleasure and happiness. Cacao, which grows mainly in South America, West Africa, West Indies and the tropics and whose natural cultivation area is the foothills of the Andes, grows in fertile soils that receive regular rain. This brown plant, which is shaped like a huge olive seed, has 20-25 nucleoli in each one. Cocoa seeds, which have a planting area of more than 70 thousand square meters in the world, are fermented immediately or after a while, and then dried, roasted when their bitter taste disappears, they are turned into flour, the oil is removed and ground again to obtain a powder form.
Where Is The Most Cocoa Production?
40% of its production takes place in the Ivory Coast. It is followed by Indonesia, mainly Ghana, and Brazil, Nigeria and Cameroon with small amounts of production. Thought to have been brought to Central America by the Mayans, cocoa is undoubtedly a unique ingredient for those in the kitchen.
What are the Benefits of Cocoa?
It reduces the risk of heart, stroke, cancer and diabetes.
The “flavanol” substance in its core provides more oxygen to the brain and reduces memory problems in advanced ages.
It has a diuretic effect and facilitates digestion. Resolves intestinal and urinary tract spasms.
It is effective in reducing cracks and sores on the nipple.
With its stimulating effect, it relieves fatigue and gives the body vigor.
When the oil is applied to the body, it reduces the harmful effects of the sun and acts as a skin protector.
Cocoa contains two times more antioxidants than red wine and three times more than green tea.
Prefer cocoa instead of heavy chocolate consumption, as chocolate creates a calorie problem.
Cocoa helps lower bad cholesterol with its hypoglycemic effect.
It increases the happiness hormone. In this way, it reduces the risk of stress and depression. It is also a natural antidepressant.
It ensures the proper functioning of the intestines and metabolism.
It is anti-aging. It prevents premature aging of the skin.
According to the studies conducted by scientists on the Red-skinned “Cuna” tribe, tribe members who drink 40 cups of cocoa a week live longer than other peoples living in Panama, thanks to the active ingredient “epicatechin” in cocoa, and they do not suffer from Alzheimer’s disease in later years. The only thing the majority of the tribe drinks from birth to death is cocoa.
What are the Uses of Cocoa?
Cocoa powder can be consumed with pleasure by mixing it with hot milk or water.
It is the raw material of chocolate. You can make chocolate from cocoa powder.
It is used in cake making. It can be added especially to sponge cake and pastry cream.
It is preferred in cake making.
It is definitely included in the making of cookies.
It is used to add flavor in pudding recipes.
In Which Recipes Is Cocoa Used?
Recipes using cocoa powder, loved by our readers;
Moist cake with lots of sauce
Cocoa ice cream
Chocolate Cake with Yoghurt
Poppy Cocoa Candy Pare
What are the Harms of Cocoa?
It is useful to consume cocoa in moderation. Because of the active ingredients in it, it can cause heart palpitations, migraines and headaches when consumed in excess, while it can cause nerve fatigue and nerve weakness. It is tiring for the liver as it is heavy in oil. Cocoa can be consumed up to 50 grams per day. However, cocoa consumption should not exceed 100 grams.