.125 cup cocoa butter
¼ cup .coconut oil
.125 cup coconut butter
6 drop beet juice
3 drop oil of peppermint
½ tablespoon agave
1 huge perfect strawberry
1 wooden skewer
floral tape and artificial leaves
1.melt cocoa butter,coconut butter, and coconut oil in small bowl set inside bigger bowl of hot water.stir till well melted.strain any unmelted bits.
2.mix in peppermint oil,agave, and beet juice (juice does not seem to alter taste).
3.let cool till very thick almost like frosting. it may take a while to get to this stage,mixture will separate but will eventually become opaque and come together when it is ready.
4.dip skewered strawberry into mixture and spoon the rest into candy mold (approx 1/4 cup mold).let dry before adding floral tape.tape from under berry, add leaves a few inches down
5.freeze candy in mold until firm.pop molded treat out when firm.
Evergreen's ThoughtsBy evergreen
a peppermint treat
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