I've been having major raw choclate cravings today. I stopped using condiments of all kinds, including cacao, awhile ago but tonight I needed a little induldge if you know what I'm saying. This one is simple. It's a mixture of bitter, tart and sweet. I didn't use any added sweeteners as the cherimoya needs to act as it's own natural sweet goodness in this drink. It's very nice to be able to appreciate natural flavors without having to add stuff to jazz things up. Coconut water, caco, cherimoya. Hits the spot.
Water of 1 Thai Young Coconut
Small handful of cacao beans (I used 23 beans)
1 Ripe, chilled cherimoya (remove seeds/peel)
*Ice - optional - I used a small handful
Toss all ingredients in Vita-Mix. Blend. Pour. Induldge!
Ps. Notice the old coconut butter jar? I no longer use this stuff but I use to save the jars. They are perfect for drinks! Why spend $ on fancy glasses when you can get creative and recycle your old jars to reuse... and who doesn't love a glass with flying coconuts all over it!? Hello Kitty and I sure do ; )