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Cacao Sunflower Seed Butter

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  • Prep Time: 0 mins
  • Total time: 30 mins
  • Skill Easy
  • Serves 8 people

Cacao Sunflower Seed Butter

A different type of butter. Perfect for sharing and dipping.


  • 270g sunflower seeds
  • 1 tbsp cacao powder
  • 1 tbsp coconut sugar
  • Fruit to serve (optional)

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  • Step 1

    Begin by preheating the oven to 180c. Scatter the sunflower seeds onto a tray and toast in the oven for 10 minutes.

  • Step 2

    Allow to cool for a few minutes before adding the seeds to your ninja. Blend for approximately 15 minutes until a runny butter forms. Give the blender a break every few minutes, scraping down the sides as you do.

  • Step 3

    Once runny add the cacao powder and coconut sugar and blend again until combined.

  • Step 4

    Either serve with fruit or add to porridge, toast or anything that you wish. Enjoy!