Chocolate California Prune Spread

This has become a breakfast favourite in our house as it is delicious on hot buttered toast or stirred into porridge. I was unimpressed with commercial chocolate spreads because of their sugar and palm oil content, but really love seeing the joy on the kids’ faces as they eat chocolate for breakfast. This one is high in fibre, exceedingly chocolatey and has all the benefits of being a healthy way to start the day, with none of the negatives of sugar crashes just as they get to school! Feel free to make it sweeter or more chocolatey by altering the cocoa and honey. For added protein you could also add a tablespoon of peanut butter.

Watch how to make this in 50 seconds flat!  Chocolate California Prune Spread – YouTube

Makes: 6Prep Time: 5 minutes


  • 100g California Prunes
  • 3 rounded tsp cocoa powder
  • ¼ - ½ tsp honey (optional)



1. In a mini blender or smoothie maker, mix all the ingredients together and blend until you have a smooth paste.
2. Transfer to a jar and keep in the fridge for up to 7 days or freeze for up to 3 months.


Jo Travers BSc RD MBDA

Jo Travers BSc RD MBDA

Registered dietitian and professional nutritionist, author of the book The Bone-Strength Plan, Jo Travers is also known as “The London Nutritionist”. She has come onboard the California Prune Board as an ambassador to help us spread the word of the health and nutritional benefits of prunes.


CALORIES43 per serving