the healthiest chocolate/fudge (warning: it can create addiction!)


Prep Time

30 minutes

Prep Notes

raw, vegan, gluten free, nut free.

if you are looking how to add tahini in your children's diet here is what they will love!

inspired by the book "green sweets and treats" from my friend Erika Billysdotter.

Cooking Time

no cooking time

Yields

2 trays (if you don't have space in the freezer, do half the quantities!)

Ingredients

10 unpitted dates

200 ml water

200 ml honey (buy organic and possibly locally produced one)

450 gr raw cacao powder

50 gr carrob powder

1/2 teaspoon vanilla powder

400 gr melted coconut oil

400 gr tahini (sesame paste)

3 piches of salt


extras:

get creative and add any toppings you like!

in this we had dried raspberries, hamp seeds, chopped almonds, and pumpkin seeds.


Directions

  • in a blender or mixer start to mix dates,water, honey and cacao powder, carrob powder, vanilla powder and salt.
  • mix into highest speed until everything is well blended
  • add the melted coconut oil and mix again
  • add the tahini and mix slowly in the blender or foodprocessor, not too long, just until the ingredients has blended well
  • place the mixture on a parchment paper on two trays (or more depending on the size)
  • smooth the mixture with a spatula so is evenly spread
  • add the toppings and have fun
  • place the trays in the freezer for an hour
  • you can decide to cut it in nice squares and place it in different containers or leave it on the parchment paper and break it with your hands when you need it
  • keep it in the freezer and enjoy it at any time, remember to share it!

Notes

instead of washing off your blender after the making let it be the perfect start for a smoothie with the chocolate taste!

did you know that tahini is a great source of calcium, even better than milk? ! yep