Healthier than store bought, and fun for kids to make, these Kid-Friendly Homeade Chocolate Eggs are made of chocolate, tahini, coconut flour and agave syrup. These chocolate eggs are of course vegan, and also gluten free and nut-free!
Kid-Friendly Homeade Chocolate Eggs Ingredients
Only 6 wholesome simple baking ingredients make up these Kid-Friendly Homeade Chocolate Eggs. So, you don’t have to go on a hunt just for the ingredients! Making your own homeade Easter chocolates means you can control the ingredients and sugar content! These treats are allergy-friendly being dairy-frere, gluten-free and nut-free! They use:
• Coconut Flour: a gluten-free flour made from only 100% coconuts. This flour is high in fibre and is a pretty good source of protein. Adding it to your diet may contribute to stable blood sugar, good digestion, and heart overall health. It may also support a healthy body weight when eaten with a nutritious, balanced diet.
• Dairy-free Baker’s Chocolate: Using quality baker’s chocolate means you and your little ones are not consuming any old chocolate. Much on the market are low quality, with a gritty texture or filled with waxes. Use a high quality variety like Camino Semi-Sweet Baking Chocolate. It’s certified organic, gluten-free, soy lecithin free, vegan and free of 14 allergens.
•Tahini paste: This seed paste makes your chocolate eggs healthier than the store-bought which are typically filled with high fructose sugary centers. Tahini paste is highly nutritious and has a creaminess than makes
Easy and Unfussy to Make
To make your chocolate eggs you simply need mix up your flour, sweetener and tahini in a bowl, and form flat eggs shapes, then place in the freezer.
While you’re waiting for your egg centers to freeze you then melt your baker’s chocolate with coconut oil over the stove. If you’ve never done this before, don’t worry it’s super quick and easy!
Simply add your coconut oil and chocolate (chop it first so it melts evenly) to a heat proof bowl and set it over a pot of boiling water. Your bowl should hover over the water not be immersed in it. Simply stir with a spatula until it melts!
Once your egg centers have been chilled in the freezer for 20 minutes you’ll dip both sides of them in your melted chocolate and place on parchment. Then they go back in the freezer for 5 minutes to chill again.
Take them out and drizzle chocolate on top as decoration then pop back in the freezer until you want to eat them!
The beauty of these Kid-Friendly Chocolate Eggs are that they’re not fussy. They don’t come out looking like perfect little eggs from a chocolate factory! Your festive chocolate eggs will have a homeade and charming look. They’ll also taste super divine, with a chocolate-y shell and sweet cream filled centre.
Kid-Friendly Chocolate Easter Eggs (Vegan & Gluten-free)
- 3/4 cup tahini paste
- 3 Tbsp coconut flour
- 2 Tbsp agave syrup (or sweetener of choice)
- pinch salt
- 100 grams vegan semi-sweet baker's chocolate (like Camino brand)
- 1 Tbsp coconut oil
Kid-Friendly Chocolate Easter Eggs
- In a medium bowl, combine the tahini with agave syrup or sweetener of choice.
- Stir in coconut flour and salt. Your dough should be thick, but soft (similar to cookie dough).
- Mould your dough into 6 balls and flatten into a flat egg shape. Place on a baking tray with parchment paper.
- Transfer your egg dough filling into the freezer for 20 minutes or refrigerate for 40 minutes.
- Just before you take the egg fillings out, begin melting the chocolate with coconut oil. Place the chopped up chocolate and coconut oil in a heat proof bowl overtop a pot of boiling water and stir until melted.
- Remove egg dough filling from the freezer and dunk in the chocolate, making sure the whole egg is covered and place back on the tray.
- Transfer back into the freezer for 5 minutes to set. Add an extra layer of chocolate drizzle, then place back in the freezer until you’re ready to enjoy.
- Once the chocolate is set, take the eggs out and enjoy!
- Store in an airtight container in the fridge or in the freezer.
Looking for more spring inspired recipes? Check out my Lavender & Vanilla Buttercream Cake recipe.