Chocolate Date Slice

Chocolate Date Slice

Posted 2017-10-30 by Naomi follow
This delicious, easy, healthy slice is a perfect snack or for lunch boxes. This chocolate flavoured slice is sweetened with dates and is gluten, lactose and nut free.

[Image1 This is a great refined sugar free snack]

Preparation Time: 10 minutes (plus 30 minutes to set)
Cooking Time: 2 minutes
Serves: 16

Ingredients
1 1/2 cup dates
1 cup boiling water
2 tbsp cacao or cocoa powder
1 1/2 tsp vanilla essence
2 tbsp tahini
1 tbsp coconut oil, melted
1 1/2 cups desiccated coconut

Method
  • Put the dates and boiling water in a bowl. Microwave uncovered for 2 minutes or cover and leave for 1 hour, to soften.
  • Use a fork to squash the dates into a smooth paste.
  • [Image2 The dates should be soft enough to mash]
  • Add the cocoa, vanilla essence, coconut oil, tahini and stir until combined.
  • [Image3 I stirred the other ingredients and added the tahini last]
  • Add the coconut and stir to combine.
  • [Image4 Slice mixture]
  • Wet your hands and press the mixture into a 15cm x 15cm square dish and refrigerate for 30 minutes or until set.
  • Slice and serve.

  • If you like dates you may like to try my [Linkhttp://recipeyum.com.au/almond-date-roll-with-tahini-halva-dip/ almond date roll].

    For more of my recipes visit [Link http://recipeyum.com.au/cookbook/108127/ Naomi's recipes].

    Categories
    #dates
    #coconut
    #lactose_free
    #snack
    #healthy
    #gluten_free
    #refined_sugar_free

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    229058 - 2023-07-17 10:49:00

    Tags

    Holiday
    Festivals
    Family_friendly
    Easy
    Dinner
    Healthy
    Lunch
    Family
    Vegetarian
    Quick
    Dessert
    Simple
    Snack
    Kids
    Vegan
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