valentine’s day chocolates with ele keats

Happy Valentine’s Day Everyone!

Earlier this year, I partnered up with my friends at Ele Keats Jewelry to film a special recipe video for Valentine’s Day, featuring one of my magical chocolate recipes. Ele Keats sell the most incredible jewellery and crystals, and have the most beautiful store on Montana in Santa Monica (each time I visit I want to buy the entire contents of her store). You can see some of her stunning jewellery and gems in the video we created.

As you all know, chocolate is a huge passion of mine and I’ve been handcrafting my own raw chocolate for years now. It brings so much joy into my life, so its such a pleasure to be able to share this special video with you.

We had so much fun filming and creating this content, so we really hope you enjoy it! You can watch the video below:

For the Chocolate recipe, this is how you can make it:

magical chocolates

makes about 20 (depending on size of moulds or if adding in extracts)


1/4 cup + 1 tbsp (30g) cocoa powder

1/3 cup + 1/4 cup (50g) cacao powder

1/3 cup (55g) raw coconut oil

1/4 cup + 3 tbsp (52g) cocoa or cacao butter

3 tbsp maple syrup

generous pinch of salt

vanilla, to taste (I use about 1/4 tsp vanilla powder)


1. Add the coconut oil and cocoa butter into a pan on a low-medium heat, and melt. When they have melted, set aside and add in the cocoa powder, cacao powder, maple syrup, salt and vanilla. Stir all together until smooth.

2. Get any moulds of choice, and pour enough of the chocolate into each until all has been used up. Then, move the chocolates into the fridge or freezer to set. I like to put mine in the freezer first as it speeds up the process. So, move into the freezer for about 20-30 minutes until solid, and then into the fridge for about 10. You can leave them to just set in the fridge, but this will take longer. When this is done, remove the chocolates from their moulds, and serve.



11 thoughts on “valentine’s day chocolates with ele keats

  1. Two gorgeous ladies! Those chocolate hearts look wonderful!

    1. Aww thank you! We had the best time making them! <3

  2. Oh my goodness, this looks and sounds incredible Harriet. Loved your video too 🙂

    1. Thank you so much Puja! <3

  3. Thank you Mukesh Angie@Angies Recipes says: ji.

  4. Angie@Angies Recipes says:, thank you ever so for you post.Much thanks again.

  5. Yum, yum and yum. I don’t think I need to say anything more 🙂

  6. Hi Harriet! I haven’t been to your space in awhile and I apologize about that. I wonder what you’ve been up to 🙂 I love all of your chocolate recipes, they always look so delicious. Wha a great video. Look at the sweet little Lovebirds. I used to have 1 years ago, they are so sweet. Cooking is totally an act of love. Thank you for this beautiful video! I love it.

    1. Thank you so much Mary! So lovely to hear from you!!! <3

  7. Hi Harriet,

    I loved this recipe so much that I featured it on my best of post, 37 Healthy Valentine’s Day Recipes: Indulge Without The Bulge.
    I have used one image and a small quote from this page, and have given full credit to you and linked back to this page.
    I would love it if you came and checked it out.

    Have a fantastic day!
    Katherine from

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