Bittersweet Chocolate Agave Shots

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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.