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Bittersweet Chocolate Agave Shots

Chocolate agave Shots

These really are BITTERSWEET and rich, you've gotta like that bite. To sweeten them up add more agave or sub in sugar or honey to taste.

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  • 6 shots, about 12 tablespoons ServingsServings


  • 1 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • ¼ cup plus 2 tablespoons pure agave
  • ¼ cup good quality extra virgin olive oil
  • ¼ cup plus 2 tablespoons boiling water
  • Coarse flake sea salt, crushed pistachios, orange zest, whipped cream, optional


Blend cocoa, agave, oil and water in a food processor until smooth and creamy.  Stopping to scrape down the sides as necessary.  Spoon evenly between 6 shot glasses.  Serve or finish with desired topping of choice.

Can be stored in an airtight container at room temperature for at least 3 days.