Rakshabandhan 2021 is just around the corner and this year it falls on the 22nd of August. It is a celebration of the pure bond between siblings, and a beautiful promise to protect and look after each other. The entire family celebrates the day with delicious food and sweet treats, and in fact, like many other festivals in India, Rakhi too is known for its signature dishes. But the stars of the celebration are obviously the various Indian mithais and sweet treats that line our plates; we eagerly wait for them at the end of the meal and gulp them down in minutes.
If you and your siblings are the true foodies, we are sure you have started planning out the Rakhi menu by now. But hold up, before you get to the desserts, why not make the celebration much sweeter by going for some homemade desserts this time? You can choose easy and quick recipes to make, and even better if it's made with the one ingredient that both of you will definitely love - Chocolate. So here is a list of 5 easy chocolate treats that you can make for your siblings or with them. Make the celebrations much more memorable with these sweet indulgent goodies.
5 chocolate treats you can make for Rakhi :
1. Chocolate Marzipan :
These gooey decadent chocolate marzipans are made of almond flour and cocoa powder, easy to make and ready in almost 10 mins, this is the perfect way to kick start your rakhi celebrations. Read the full recipe here.
2. Chocolate chickpea bark :
The perfect chocolate snack to nibble on while you watch a movie or sit reminiscing about the good old days with your siblings. The nutty flavors of the roasted chickpeas and the sweet chocolate feel heavenly together, it requires just these 2 main ingredients and very little effort, click here for the recipe.
3. Chocolate banana pops :
Have a blast making this interesting recipe with your siblings, and you can even exchange bananas to strawberries or apples. The crunchy nuts on the surface give each bite just the flavourful kick it requires. Read the full recipe here.
4. Chocolate hearts :
The classic chocolate dessert, you can never go wrong with these chocolate hearts. Add cocoa powder, vanilla extract, honey, virgin coconut oil, mix and pour into the mold. Freeze for some hours and the chocolate hearts are ready, read the recipe here.
5. Bourbon ball truffles :
These melt-in-your-mouth gooey chocolate balls are sure to be the talk of the celebration, they are extremely easy to make and tastes just like they come from some fancy café. Adding the bourbon is optional. Try these right now, read the recipe here.
There you go, 5 easy and quick chocolate treats that you can make this Raksha Bandhan. Let us know which one is your favourite, in the comments below.