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Chocolate and mint date slice (Gluten Free)
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This “after dinner mint” tasting slice is delicious, healthy and is
refined sugar free
This slice is healthy and makes you feel less guilty for having dessert! I use cacao, dates and mint essence to make a sweet, chocolate mint tasting base and maple syrup to sweeten the icing.
This base is full of
which is good for heart and digestive health. The icing is made with cacao which is naturally high in
You can serve it cold with the icing set or slice and heat in the microwave for 30 seconds for a warm brownie like consistency. Enjoy!
Chocolate and mint date slice can be served cold or warmed like this
10 minutes (plus 2 hours to set)
2 cups dates
2 cups boiling water
4 tablespoons cacao (or cocoa powder)
1 teaspoon peppermint extract
3 tablespoon tahini (or almond or peanut butter)
1 cup desiccated coconut
1/2 cup cacao or cocoa powder
1/4 cup coconut oil, melted
1 tablespoon pure maple syrup
1/2 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
Pinch sea salt, ground
Soften the dates by placing in a small bowl, cover with boiling water and microwave for 2 minutes or stand for half an hour.
Mash the dates into a paste with a fork.
The dates will soften in warm water
Add the cocoa, tahini, peppermint essence and stir to combine.
Stir the mixture well to combine the cacao and tahini with the dates
Add the coconut and stir to combine. Taste and add more peppermint extract if desired.
Use the back of a spoon or wet hands and push the mixture into a 15 x 25 cm slice slice tray.
Stir the icing ingredients in a bowl until combined and pour onto the base. Use the back of a spoon or knife to smooth.
Pour the icing on the base
Place in the fridge leave for 2 hours to set. It can be made the night before.
Slice and serve. Enjoy!
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