RECIPES

Caramel Cups

Makes 12 mini cups


CARAMEL:
1/2 cup pitted dates
1/2 cup coconut milk
1/2 tsp vanilla extract

Soak dates until soften.
In a blender, mix the dates with other ingredients until the texture is creamy and completely smooth. Transfer to a bowl and cover. Refrigerate while preparing the chocolate cups.

CUPS
200g extra dark chocolate (70% cocoa)

Melt the chocolate into a double boiler until smooth. Set aside and allow to cool until lukewarm. The chocolate texture should be creamy and not liquid anymore. Line a mini muffin tray with mini muffin paper cases. Spoon 1 tablespoons of chocolate into each case and, using a small brush, brush the chocolate up the cases. Freeze for 10 minutes. Fill each cup with the caramel and top with the remaining chocolate. Refrigerate for 60 minutes. Remove the paper cases to serve. If you wish, you can sprinkle with chocolate nuggets, sea salt, rose petals.

Sublime !!!

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RECIPES

Chocolate & Caramel Pie

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Ingredients

Crust

  • 1/2 cup  + 2 Tbsp dry roasted almonds
  • 2 Tbsp hemp seeds
  • 2 Tbsp  flax seed meal 
  • Tbsp cocoa powder
  • 3/4 cup roasted coconut flakes
  • 8 soft dates
  • 1.5 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 Tbsp  maple syrup
  • 1 Tbsp almond milk

Caramel Layer

  • 1 cup soft medjool dates – soaked in hot water for 15 minutes
  • 2 Tbsp almond butter 
  • 2 Tbsp coconut oil
  • 1/2 cup  almond milk 

Chocolate layer

  • 1/2 cup  full fat coconut milk
  • 2/3 cup vegan dark chocolate chips
  • 2 Tbsp  almond butter
  • 2 Tbsp  coconut oil
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup

    • Soak the dates for the caramel layer in hot water for 15 minutes while you make the crust.

    Crust

          Process the almonds in a food processor until coarse meal. Add seeds, cocoa, dates, 1/4 cup coconut flakes and pulse until the dates are well incorporated . Add the rest of the coconut flakes, vanilla, maple, almond milk and process until doughy. Add more almond milk if needed. Press the dough into a parchement paper lined 9 inch pie pan.

    Caramel Layer

    Drain the soaked dates. Purée all the ingredients with the soaked dates until you get  a smooth purée texture Spread evenly on top of the crust.

     

    Chocolate Layer

Heat the coconut milk until it starts to bubble and transfer to a bowl. Add the              chocolate chips and whisk until melted. Whisk in the rest of the ingredients. Pour on top of  the caramel and spread evenly.

Freeze for at least 4 hours, then slice and enjoy !
 

 

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RECIPES

No Bake Apple & Caramel Tartlets

 

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Mmmmmmm !  great  if you are hosting, your guests will be raving about them for a long time, guaranteed ! or treat yourself ! great as an afternoon snack

Crust:

3/4  cup of raw almonds
3/4 cup of grated coconut
1/ cup pitted dates
3 tsp of water

Put almonds and coconut in a food processor and pulse until fine, add dates and pulse again. Add water 1 tsp at the time. The mixture should be humid but hold while pressed. Makes 4 tartlets, divide crust ingredients in a muffin tray/pan

Filling:

1 cup of apple (diced)
3 tbsp of coconut butter (melted)
3 tbsp of coconut oil (melted)
1 tbsp of Maple syrup
1/2 tsp of freshly squeezed lemon juice

Mix all ingredients until smooth & creamy and pour onto the crusts . Place pan in the bridge for 6 Hours.

Garnish:

1 1/2 tbsp maple syrup
2 tbsp almond butter
1 tbsp coconut oil (melted)
1/2 apple peeled and diced

Whisk Maple syrup, almond butter et coconut oil until extremely smooth. Incorporate diced apples with a spoon.

Enjoy !!!

Cristina for Peas and Peace