Edible Keto candles were the stars of our last Sunday’s live! What a successful Ketonisation. To tell you the truth, these edible Keto candles came to me like a blast from the past because I used to make them for every Christmas before the Keto days. This year, in particular, I decided to Ketonised some of the most successful recipes I was preparing in my old carby foodie days. And this was one of my favourite recipes!
But they are totally Keto if you just don’t use sugar!
Well, if you don’t mind using lots of ground nuts, they are totally Keto. During the holidays, maybe you can consume a bit more nuts or ground seeds. ideally, you can use ground Macadamia nuts and that way have even fewer carbs in the final product. But macadamia is quite pricey and difficult to find in most countries around the globe. After all, you will not make them every day throughout the yeat.
These edible Keto candles are ideal for festivities and they are so easy to assemble. In fact, with these no-bake cookies, you will be making some powerful fat-bombs!
My version even has a lot of natural MCT due to sheep butter. What I like about them is that they combine the most powerful universal flavour and aroma. Yes, I am talking about the flavour and aroma that exists in the centre of our galaxy!
Raspberries, rum and a kiss from cacao
As we already covered this subject in our Galactic centre Keto cake, the milky way smells like rum and tastes like raspberries. Well, our edible Keto candles bring things to another level of enjoyment. They combine the galactic centre with the mighty chocolate! And then they have chewy, yet crunchy texture after a couple of days. You can keep them in the refrigerator for over a week. However, if your family will
Edible Keto candles in front of a live audience
Yes, we made them without cheating in front of our Ketonians who joined us on Facebook. later we posted this video on our YouTube channel so that you can always go and check how we made the candles.
And they taste more than great! Such an explosion of taste, aroma and texture. We both ate them and enjoyed them after each lunch for several days after. I really can say they will be a sparkling addition to any Keto table. in fact, to any Christmas festive table, keto or not!
The spices we used here make an ideal Christmas combination. however, you could play with the spices. By using some other spices you can make your own version. if you don’t add cacao and use some natural red food colouring, you can make your candle base red and then have them even more Christmasy and decorative!
How big should Keto edible candles be?
Well, I am not making them really small as they should be. 😉 You see, they are fat bombs and they should be small bites. We made them approximately 4 centimetres in height and 2 centimetres in diameter. However, ideally, you will make them 2 centimetres in height and 1,5 centimetre in diameter.
They are so decorative so whatever you decide, they will look wonderful on your festive table. If you make them smaller, you will be able to make more than 20 of these edible Keto candles!
Let’s just light the candles and make them edible
Before you jump to the recipe, and we know that many of you came to this page just for the recipe, remember the Greek Goes Keto motto:
Everything can be Ketonised to the full potential
Edible Keto candlesCourse: Keto dessertCuisine: Keto MediterraneanDifficulty: Easy
250g (8,8 oz) ground roasted wallnutas
4 tbsp stevia or monk fruit blend sweetener
3 tbsp coconut flour
60g (2,1 oz) raspberry pure (you can use frozen raspberries)
2/3 tsp cinnamon
2 tsp vanilla extract
1 tsp rum flavouring
1,5 (or 2) tbsp dark cacao powder
- Edible wax mixture
30g (1 oz) cacao butter (optional)
10 tbsp melted butter (we used sheep butter)
4 hipped tsp mascarpone (or 30% fat sour cream)
2 tsp stevia or monk fruit blend sweetener
A splash of vanilla extract
20 blanched almond halves
A drop or two of natural food colouring or aroma with natural colour (orange, peach or similar)
- Mix all the ingredients using a hand and place the mixture in the refrigerator for 15 minutes.
- Form small cilinders (2-2 cm high and 1,5-2 cm in diametre)
- Place the candle “bodies” on a wide plate or a platter
- Place all the ingredients for the edible wax in a saucepan. Heat it until all is unified. Set it aside to cool down a bit.
- Pour the white wax-alike mixture on top of each cilinder. Let it leak from the sides so that it looks like a real candle.
- Using a toothpick draw lines with natural colouring on blanched almond halves so that it looks like a flame.
- Place halves on top of each candle.
- Chill the candles for at least 2 hours before serving.
- Candles can be fresh and edible for up to 7 days in the refrigerator.