Celebrate World Chocolate Day with Mushroom Chocolate Recipe

February 17, 2024 | Dr. Silvana Jakupovic, ND

World Chocolate Day, celebrated globally on July 7th, offers a delicious opportunity to indulge in one of humanity's oldest and most beloved treats: chocolate. This year, we're taking a step off the beaten path to explore an innovative and health-forward twist on traditional chocolate delights: functional mushroom chocolate. 

Not just any chocolate, but those infused with the unique and wellness-promoting mushroom blend powders by Eversio Wellness – Rejuvenate Blend, Awaken Blend, and Balance Blend. Today, we are unveiling the magic of mushroom chocolate, sharing unique recipes that blend these intriguing flavours, and sharing how you can celebrate World Chocolate Day in a refreshingly new and healthy way.


Mushroom Chocolate Benefits to Health

Recipe 1: 6 Mushroom Blend (Rejuvenate) Mushroom Chocolate Truffles

Recipe 2: 3 Mushroom Blend (Awaken) Mushroom Chocolate Bark

Recipe 3: Balance Mushroom Hot Chocolate


The Allure of Mushroom Chocolate Culinary Creations

Mushroom chocolate is more than just a novel culinary experiment; it's a fusion of two worlds – the ancient, earthy kingdom of fungi and the rich, decadent realm of cacao. The result is a product that not only tantalizes the taste buds but also offers numerous health benefits.

Combining medicinal mushrooms with chocolate might seem modern, but it has roots in ancient traditions. Civilizations like the Aztecs have been known to use mushrooms for their medicinal properties. When these ancient practices meet the contemporary pursuit of wellness, we get mushroom chocolate – a product that honours the past while embracing the future.

Health Benefits of Mushroom Chocolate

Eversio Wellness' mushroom blend powders are at the heart of this healthful indulgence. The Rejuvenate Blend, packed with antioxidants, aids in combating fatigue, and supports overall vitality. The Awaken Blend enhances cognitive function and mental clarity, making it perfect for a morning treat. Lastly, the Balance Blend, with its calming properties, can help in managing stress and promoting emotional well-being.

These benefits, combined with the natural mood-enhancing properties of chocolate, make mushroom chocolate not just a treat for the palate but also a boon for the body and mind.


Mushroom Chocolate Ideas: World Chocolate Day Cooking Tips

Before diving into these gourmet chocolate recipes, it's essential to set up your kitchen for success. Here's what you'll need to start your culinary adventure.

Essential Ingredients:

High-Quality Dark Chocolate: The base of your mushroom chocolate treats. Choose a high-cocoa content chocolate for a richer flavour and added health benefits.

Mushroom Blend Powders by Eversio Wellness:

- 6MB Rejuvenate Blend: Perfect for recipes aiming for an antioxidant boost.

- 3MB Awaken Blend: Ideal for morning treats, thanks to its focus on cognitive enhancement.

- Balance Blend: Best for evening snacks, offering calming effects.

Additional Flavorings: Depending on the recipe, you might need a vanilla extract, sea salt, spices like cinnamon or chili, or natural sweeteners like honey or maple syrup.

Texture Add-ins: Nuts, dried fruits, or seeds can add a delightful crunch to your creations.

Recommended Equipment:

Double Boiler: For gently melting chocolate without burning it.

Mixing Bowls: Preferably in various sizes, for mixing ingredients.

Measuring Cups and Spoons: Precision is key in chocolate-making.

Silicone Molds or Baking Sheets: Depending on whether you're making shaped chocolates or barks.

Spatula: For smooth stirring and spreading of chocolate.

Setup Tips:

Clean Workspace: Ensure your kitchen counters are clean and dry.

Ingredient Prep: Measure and prepare all your ingredients beforehand to streamline the cooking process.

Temperature Control: Chocolate is sensitive to temperature; keep your kitchen cool to prevent premature melting.

With your kitchen prepped and your ingredients at the ready, you're all set to embark on a culinary journey that will make this World Chocolate Day an unforgettable experience. 

World Chocolate Day Recipes: Unique Chocolate Blends

Recipe 1: 6MB Rejuvenate Mushroom Chocolate Truffles


200 g dark chocolate, finely chopped

100 ml cream (alternative dairy options may be substituted, i.e., oat or almond creamer)

1 tbsp Eversio Wellness 6 Mushroom Blend (Rejuvenate)

Cocoa powder, for dusting


Prepare Chocolate: In a heatproof bowl, gently melt the dark chocolate over a double boiler.

Infuse with Rejuvenate Blend: Warm the cream in a separate saucepan. Whisk in the Rejuvenate Blend until fully dissolved. Do not boil.

Combine: Pour the warm cream mixture over the melted chocolate. Stir gently until the mixture is smooth and homogeneous.

Chill: Cover and refrigerate the mixture for 2-3 hours, or until firm. 

Shape Truffles: Using a spoon or melon baller, scoop out small portions of the chilled mixture. Roll them into balls and coat them with cocoa powder.

Serve: Enjoy these antioxidant-rich truffles as a luxurious treat.


Recipe 2: 3MB Awaken Mushroom Chocolate Bark


200 g dark chocolate, roughly chopped 

1 tbsp Eversio Wellness 3 Mushroom Blend (Awaken)

¼ cup mixed nuts (almonds, walnuts), chopped

2 tbsp dried berries


Melt Chocolate: Melt the dark chocolate over a double boiler, stirring occasionally.

Blend in 3 Mushroom Blend Powder: Once melted, remove from heat and stir in the Awaken Blend powder until well combined.

Prepare Bark: Pour the chocolate mixture onto a baking sheet lined with parchment paper. Spread evenly with a spatula.

Add Toppings: Sprinkle the chopped nuts and dried berries over the chocolate. Gently press them into the chocolate.

Chill: Refrigerate the bark until set, about 1 hour.

Break into Pieces: Once set, break the bark into irregular pieces.

Enjoy: Perfect as a mid-morning snack to boost your cognitive function.


Recipe 3: Balance Mushroom Hot Chocolate


2 cups milk (dairy or plant-based)

100 g dark chocolate, chopped

1 tsp Eversio Wellness Balance Blend

1 tsp honey or maple syrup (optional)

A pinch of cinnamon (optional)


Warm Milk: Heat the milk in a saucepan over medium heat until hot but not boiling.

Add Chocolate and Balance Blend: Add the chopped chocolate and Balance Blend powder to the milk. Whisk until the chocolate is completely melted and the mixture is smooth.

Sweeten: Stir in honey or maple syrup and a pinch of cinnamon, if desired.

Serve: Pour into mugs and enjoy a soothing, stress-relieving beverage.


Mushroom and Chocolate Fusion: Chocolate and Mushroom Pairing Ideas 

Enhance your mushroom chocolate experience with these pairing and serving suggestions:

With Coffee or Tea: The rich flavours of mushroom chocolate truffles pair wonderfully with mushroom coffee or black tea, making for a sophisticated snack.

Wine Pairing: A glass of bold red wine complements the depth of flavours in the mushroom chocolate bark.

Cheeseboard Addition: Add mushroom chocolate pieces to a cheeseboard for an unexpected yet delightful pairing.

Garnish for Desserts: Use mushroom chocolate shavings as a garnish for cakes or ice creams.

After-Dinner Drink: Serve the Balance Mushroom Hot Chocolate as a relaxing after-dinner drink.

These recipes and pairings offer a unique way to celebrate World Chocolate Day, combining the indulgence of chocolate with the health benefits of mushrooms. Enjoy crafting these treats and share the joy of these innovative mushroom-infused chocolates with friends and family!

Celebrating World Chocolate Day: Homemade Mushroom Chocolates

As we wrap up our celebration of World Chocolate Day with these inventive mushroom chocolate recipes, it's clear that this isn't just about indulging in a sweet treat. It's about exploring new flavours, embracing the health benefits of mushrooms, and most importantly, it's about the joy of discovery and sharing.

From the antioxidant-rich Rejuvenate Mushroom Chocolate Truffles to the calming Balance Mushroom Hot Chocolate, we've journeyed through a world where gourmet taste meets wellness. These recipes are not just a testament to the versatility of chocolate but also to the endless possibilities when we dare to combine traditional ingredients with unexpected ones.

As you try out these recipes, remember that each piece of mushroom chocolate is a celebration of health, taste, and innovation. Whether you're sharing these treats with loved ones or enjoying a quiet moment alone, let the unique blend of flavours remind you of the beauty of combining tradition with modern wellness trends.

If you've enjoyed this insight into exotic chocolate recipes, please share your experiences, thoughts, or suggestions in the comments below. Don't forget to share this post with your fellow chocolate enthusiasts and health-conscious friends. Let's spread the joy of mushroom chocolate far and wide!

Happy World Chocolate Day! Here's to many more delicious and healthful discoveries.

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