ceremonial cacao

how to make your own sacred ceremonial cacao?

Preparing your cup of cacao is easy, below you will find our recipe for a traditional sacred cacao drink. A perfect basis to start from as you explore your relationship with the Spirit of Cacao.

INGREDIENTS (1 person)

  • 40 gram of Ceremonial Cacao
  • 150 ml of water (you can always add more water)
  • Pinch of cinnamon
  • Pinch of cayenne pepper or chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon of date syrup (or other sweetener like agave)


  • 160 gram of Ceremonial Cacao
  • 600 ml of water (you can always add more water)
  • 1 tbsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 tbsp cayenne pepper or chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon of date syrup (or other sweetener like agave)


  • Boil the water in a pot and take it from the heat to cool down to 70-90 degrees Celsius
  • Cut the cacao paste into small pieces and add it to the hot water
  • Stir it constantly until it is smooth and creamy without any pieces or chunks of cacao
  • Add the spices and sweetener and stir it again 

make it sacred

When you prepare cacao, make the preparation a ritual itself. Why are you preparing your cacao? What is your intention? Take your time and send your intentions to the cacao as you make it. Serve it in your favorite cup or mug add a pinch of love and sparkle – and it is ready to serve. 

Have a look at how to create you own sacred cacao ceremony at home  in this article! 


Feel free to add more sweetener, cinnamon or pepper based on your own taste. 

There are a lot of different herbs and spices that complement the cacao nicely; it can be fun to play around and experiment with the ones that speak to you. Just be mindful that each ingredient you add will affect the way the cacao is processed in your body.

Explore and experiment to your heart’s content! 

sacred cacao ceremony

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