Raw chocolate brownie cake

Raw chocolate brownie cake

Ingredients:

Brownie cake:

  • 20 madjool dates
  • 1/2 cup ground walnuts
  • 1/2 cup ground almonds
  • 4 tbsp cacao powder
  • 1/2 tsp vanila powder
  • Pinch of salt

Ganache frosting:

  • 8 dates
  • 2 tbsp of cacao powder
  • 1.5 tbsp of coconut oil

optional:

  • 1/2 cup strawberries
  • 1/3 cup coconut flakes

Method:

  1. Place the dates in the food processor and process until small bits remain.
  2. Add the ground walnuts, almonds, cacao powder, vanilla powder and a pinch of salt. Process again until it turns to a sticky dough
  3. If the mixture does not hold together, simply add more dates
  4. Add the mixture into a greased parchment lined cake pan(9″ cake pan works perfectly). Press the mixture down with hands to make it flat and evenly distributed
  5. Place the pan in the freezer for 10 minutes
  6. For the ganache: Place the dates to the food processor until it looks very sticky and smooth
  7. Add the cacao powder and coconut oil and process again.
  8. Take the cake pan out of the fridge and add the ganache on top. Distribute it evenly and make sure it looks perfectly flat.
  9. Place the pan back to the fridge for an hour
  10. Add some strawberries and coconut flakes on top before you serve(optional)