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Chocolate Dream Recipe

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Ingredients

  • Crust
  • 1 cup Medjool dates, pitted and packed
  • 1½ cup walnut halves
  • ¾ cup almonds
  • ½ cup organic virgin coconut oil, warmed
  • 1 Tbs. organic coconut manna, warmed
  • ¾ cup organic rolled oats, gluten-free
  • ⅓ cup coconut, desiccated
  • ½ cup organic hempseeds, shelled
  • 1 tsp. lemon juice
  • ⅛ tsp. sea salt
  • 1 dash ground cinnamon
  • Filling
  • 1½ cup cashews, soaked for 4–6 hrs., drained
  • ½ cup organic virgin coconut oil, warmed
  • 1¼ cup water
  • ⅓ cup organic coconut sugar
  • ½ cup maple syrup, use less if desired
  • 3 Tbs. organic chia seeds
  • 5 Tbs. raw cacao powder
  • ⅛ tsp. sea salt, or Celtic salt
  • ¼ tsp. cardamom
  • 2 tsp. vanilla extract

Preparation

  1. Use either a 9½” or 11” tart pan with a removable bottom.
  2. In a food processor or nut grinder, chop walnuts and almonds until chunky. Add pitted dates, coconut oil, coconut manna, coconut, lemon juice, salt, and cinnamon, and blend until a sticky dough forms. Then blend in rolled oats and hempseeds.
  3. Press the mixture evenly and firmly into base of tart pan., about ½”-¾”.
  4. Place all filling ingredients into a blender and blend on high for 3-4 minutes until creamy and smooth.
  5. Pour into tart over crust and place in the refrigerator overnight. Remove and serve.

Nutrition Information

  • Calories: 590
  • Carbohydrate Content: 43 g
  • Fat Content: 44 g
  • Fiber Content: 7 g
  • Protein Content: 11 g
  • Saturated Fat Content: 21 g
  • Sodium Content: 75 mg
  • Sugar Content: 27 g