29 July 2015 / RECIPE

Cherry Choc Slice

Taken from Jenni Madison's new cookbook 'The Healthy Coconut' - this vegan, sugar free and gluten free slice made with whole food and super food ingredients will satisfy the cravings of even the biggest cherry ripe fans!

Prep Time: 30 minutes
Cooling time: 10 – 15 minutes
Soaking time: 4 hours
Serves: 10 – 12 slices

INGREDIENTS

Base
10 x Medjool dates, pitted and soaked for 4 hours
¼ cup flax seeds
¼ cup sunflower seeds
1 tbs maca powder
2 tbs cacao powder
¼ tsp vanilla bean powder

Filling
1 cup Coconut Magic desiccated coconut
¾ cup Coconut Magic coconut oil
¼ cup frozen cherries
1 tbs Coconut Magic coconut nectar

Chocolate Topping
½ cup raw cacao powder
½ cup Coconut Magic coconut oil, melted
¼ cup Coconut Magic coconut nectar
Pinch vanilla bean powder
Pinch of pink salt

METHOD 

1. Base: Blend all ingredients in a food processor until it forms a ball.
2. Press the mixture into a lined pan and refrigerate,
3. Filling: Process all ingredients until well combined. This forms the second layer of the slice – press this on top of the base. Return slice to fridge.
4. Topping: Blend all ingredients. This makes the third layer of the slice.
5. Return slice to fridge or freezer for a few minutes before slicing into narrow pieces.

Miranda Gray

Article by Miranda Gray

Miranda has had a background in health and wellness industry for over eight years, and is a co-founder of Aussie Health Products.

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