Sunday 2 November 2014

Jaffa Date Fudge Slice

Makes 16 squares

This jaffa flavoured slice gets its fudgy consistency from the fresh dates which are its main component. The cranberries give it some chew and pistachios some crunch. It's a no fuss, no bake and make ahead kind of recipe. 

What's in it?

500g fresh dates, pitted
40g cocoa
40g coconut oil
2tbs ground LSA
Zest of 1 orange, finely grated with a microplane
35g fresh orange juice
70g cranberries
50g pistachios
extra cocoa, for dusting

How do I make it?

1. Spray 11x21cm loaf tin with cooking spray and line base and sides with baking paper. Set aside.

2. Place cranberries in mixing bowl and choc for 2sec / speed 5. Set aside.

3. Place dates, cocoa, coconut oil, LSA, zest and juice in mixing bowl and blend until combined for 20sec / speed 8.

4. Add cranberries and pistachios and combine for 10sec / reverse / speed 4.

5. Spoon mixture into prepared loaf tin, pressing down firmly with the back of a spoon until surface is smooth. Refrigerate for at least 6 hours, or overnight. Cut into squares and dust with extra cocoa to serve.

2 ProPoints per serve.

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