Choc Mint Slice

Perfect after dinner treat! | By Tina from The Barefoot Housewife

PREP TIME
20 mins
SERVES
9
COOK TIME
15 mins
DIFFICULTY
Easy
Ingredients

Base

  • 1 cup raw almonds
  • ¼ cup Loving Earth Cacao
  • ¼ cup Loving Earth Shredded Coconut
  • 1 cup Medjool pitted dates 

Filling

  • 2 cups raw cashews that have been soaked overnight, rinsed & drained
  • ¼ cup melted Loving Earth Coconut Oil
  • 6 pitted dates
  • ¾ cup tightly packed fresh mint leaves
  • ¼ tsp spirulina powder (optional: for extra colour)
  • ½ tsp – 1 tsp of peppermint oil
  • 3 tbsp Loving Earth Cacao powder

Toppings

  • Loving Earth Dark Chocolate
Method
  1. Pulse all base ingredients in a high-speed blender or food processor until the mixture sticks together, you want to retain some texture.
  2. Press evenly into a lined tin 23cm x 18cm.
  3. Pop the base into the freezer while you make the filling green filling
  4. Blend all the filling ingredients EXCEPT the cacao in a high speed blender or food processor until smooth.
  5. Start with ½ tsp of peppermint oil and increase if needed after blending.
  6. Set aside ⅓ of the filling (this will be the chocolate layer).
  7. Layer ⅓ of your green filling onto your base, then return to the freezer to set a little.
  8. For the chocolate layer, using the ⅓ of filling you set aside, sift in cacao powder and mix well.
  9. Layer this onto the green filling, then return to the freezer to set a little.
  10. Layer on the remaining green filling and return to the freezer.
  11. Decorate with melted Loving Earth Dark Chocolate.
  12. Cut into portions and store in sealed container in freezer, allow to defrost a little before eating.
About The Barefoot Housewife
Tina is a wife, mother to 3 boys, graphic designer, food stylist, food photographer & blogger. Find more at thebarefoothousewife.com.au

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