Blitz the powdered milk in a blender until it is a fine powder. If you can’t find cacao butter, you can use coconut oil.
Sieve the confectioners' sugar and unsweetened cocoa together to remove any lumps.
Homemade chocolate recipe with cocoa butter. If you are using your freshly pressed cocoa butter to make silk then you do need to filter it. The brown butter doesn't turn into silk. *add any additional flavorings at this point, once it has been removed from the heat.
However, if you do use oil, you must keep the chocolates chilled, even once they are set. Melt the cocoa butter slowly in the saucepan until it is fully melted. Then set a medium glass or ceramic mixing bowl on top, making sure it's not touching the water (this creates a double boiler).
It may be available at a health food store, but i get mine on amazon. The mayans were the first. In a double boiler or a glass bowl on top of a small pan with an inch of water in the bottom, melt cocoa butter over medium heat.
Add 2 inches of water to a large saucepan and bring to a boil over medium high heat. To the mixing bowl, add finely chopped cocoa butter. As your chocolate making needs require and you now have your very own homemade cocoa butter.
Stop eating commercial chocolate and replace it with this decadent homemade chocolate from pure cacao butter and cacao powder and you will appreciate its purity. Make sure that the water isn't touching the bowl. The base of this recipe is cacao butter (also known as cocoa butter), which is a creamy fat that is solid at room temperature.