Raw Chocolate Decadence

We all crave chocolate, and every New Year we all vow to do a better job controlling those cravings, and now with the wheat free, gluten free, dairy free revolution what indulgences are left? Well here’s an amazing raw dessert and yes it’s gluten, wheat and dairy free. We suggest you make it and serve it to your friends and family, describing it simply as a dense, rich chocolate torte. It’s the perfect dessert for any chocolate lover, healthy eaters with dietary restrictions will appreciate it and those who are not familiar with raw desserts will love it. We would love to hear your comments and encourage you to let us know how you like this and all our recipes.

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Pulse nuts, dates and chia seeds in a blender or food processor until slightly stuck together, but not finely ground.

Press mixture into the bottom and sides of a spring form pan and place in the freezer to set, while preparing filling, chill 30 minutes.

For the filling, add all ingredients to a food processor and pulse.

If it seems dry add a bit more water, it should look like a paste.

Remove the base from the freezer and layer the filling on top.

Spreading it into a smooth layer. and return to the freezer for at least 2 hours.

 

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Raw Chocolate Decadance

This is a rich, smooth, decadent chocolate dessert. Totally dairy and wheat free! You can also puree strawberries or raspberries as a sauce to spoon over when serving.

  • Prep Time: 30 minutes
  • Cook Time: 2 hours
  • Total Time: 2 hours 30 minutes
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Ingredients

Crust

  • 1 3/4 C Pitted Dates
  • 2 C Hazelnuts
  • 1 C Walnuts
  • 2 T Chia Seeds
  • 1/2 t Sea Salt

Filling

  • 3 Large or 4 Med Avocados
  • 1 C Extra Virgin Coconut Oil
  • 11/2 C Raw Cacao Powder
  • 1/2 C Light Brown Sugar
  • 1/2 C Local Honey
  • 1 Pinch Salt
  • 2 T Water
  • Strawberries or Raspberries for garnish

Instructions

Crust

  1. Pulse nuts, dates and chia seeds in a blender or food processor until slightly stuck together, but not finely ground.
  2. Press mixture into the bottom and sides of a spring form pan and place in the freezer to set, while preparing filling, chill 30 minutes.

Filling

  1. For the filling, add all ingredients to a food processor and pulse.
  2. If it seems dry add a bit more water, it should look like a paste.
  3. Remove the base from the freezer and layer the filling on top.
  4. Spreading it into a smooth layer. and return to the freezer for at least 2 hours.
  5. Take out of the freezer 20 minutes before serving, cut into small slices as it is very rich and top with sliced strawberries or raspberries.

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 12