Recipe : Herb Infused Chocolate Sourdough

Check out our chocolate sourdough recipe using our Ceremonial Cacao disk for Brain Power and Focus.

This savoury loaf is not only delicious but is a great lunchtime pick me up, supporting brain function, memory and nourishing tired brain cells.

Let us know what you think and if there are any other recipes you would like us to experiment with!

Utensils :

- 2 Large Bowls

- 1 Small Bowl

- 1 Small Pot

- 1 Measuring Cup

- Baking Paper

- 1 Baking Tray

- 1 Cake Tray

- 1 Spoom


Ingredients :

- 500g Organic plain flour

- 1.5 Tsp Salt

- 1/2 Cup Starter culture

- 1.5 Cups Water

- Gluten-free flour for dusting 

- 1 Brain Power & Focus Ceremonial Cacao Disk


Method :

- Feed your starter culture in the morning on the day you are going to bake your bread. To feed, combine 1/2 cup of starter with approx 1/2 cup of flour and 1/2 cup of water. Melt 4 grams of your cacao disk and mix into your starter mix. Once combined, set aside for 4 hours. Your starter should be thick and bubbly.

- Melt the remainder of your cacao disk in a small pot on the stove, slowing adding the water you have measured until you have a thin paste. Set aside and let cool.

- Place the flour and salt into a large bowl, slowly add the starter mixture followed by the melted cacao. Stir to combine until the dough is pulling away from the side to form a firm ball. Cover and leave for approximately 10-14 hours (10 if you are in a warm climate, 14 if it's cooler). 

- Scrape the dough out onto a floured surface and stretch it out to form a rectangle about 1cm thick. Roll up into a long sausage then roll the sausage in on itself to form a snail-like ball. 

- Place into a large, ovenproof, lightly oiled bowl and leave for 1.5 hours. 

- After 1 hour, set your oven to 240C and fill a baking tray with hot water. place on the bottom shelf of your oven and a bread or cake tray on the shelf above. 

- After 30 mins, remove the top tray and dust it with gluten-free flour and tip the dough into it. Put in the oven and bake for 35 mins. Turn down the oven to 180C and bake for a further 15 mins. 

- Remove and let cool on a wire rack for 2 hours. 

- Enjoy!

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