Raw Chocolate Slices

Raw Chocolate Slices

To celebrate Afternoon Tea Week we've teamed up with @sunshinehealthyliving to bring you some vegan friendly no bake chocolate slices, perfect with a cuppa!

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup desiccated coconut
  • 1/2 cup raw almonds
  • 1/4 cup cashews nuts
  • pinch pink Himalayan salt
  • 7 to 8 medjool dates, pitted
  • 1tbs raw cacao powder 

For filling:

  • 1 cup coconut cream
  • 3.5 ounces dark chocolate
  • ¼ cup coconut oil
  • 8 pitted Medjool dates
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 Tbsp coconut oil, gently melted.

Method

  1. Place the desiccated coconut, nuts and salt into a food processor and blend until the mixture looks like chunky crumbs.
  2. Add the medjool dates and blend until well combined.
  3. Lastly add the melted coconut oil while motor is still running.
  4. Press the base mixture evenly into the prepared tin, then place in the freezer to set.
  5. For filling, heat coconut cream, chocolate and coconut oil until melted. Add these to the food processor together with the dates and vanilla extract.
  6. Process until everything is combined and completely smooth.
  7. Fill the chocolate tart filling into hardened crust.
  8. Chill the tart until set (in the freezer)
  9. Before serving, top the no-bake chocolate tart with fresh fruit and cacao nibs.
  10. Enjoy with a cup of Ceylon with vanilla tea!
More recipes? Take a look at vegan bounty bars or earl grey banana bread.

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